Another blow to the Northwest economy, as Eurocan announces it is closing

“We deeply regret the impact the mill closure will have on our 535 employees, their families and the community and we will ensure those who are affected are treated with fairness and respect,” – A statement from West Fraser Chairman, President and CRO Hank Ketcham, announcing the closure of the Eurocan mill in Kitimat.

There is shock and concern for the families of those affected by a major announcement in Kitimat today, as the city’s second largest employer, Eurocan, announced that as of January 31, 2010 the Eurocan pulp mill will close…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 9428473422 )