Employment plans with a twist for Watson Island

Employment plans with a twist for Watson Island

They may not be making pulp at Watson Island anymore, but for the moment the forestry industry still has a place on the industrial lands just outside of Port Edward.
The Daily News featured a front…

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You wrote: “The project should hire somewhere around 20 and the plans are for it to be in operation by the new year” I wonder if non-Tsimshian will have a chance to get a job there…what’s your guess?

For the sake of clarity, that was a reference to a quote taken  directly from the article in the Daily News, as provided on the papers website posting and in print in Friday’s paper. The full context of which is provided below

"Gary Reece, chief councilor for Lax Kw’alaams said they are pleased to be moving forward with the venture, which also dovetails with the band’s forestry enterprises.

“We will be creating more than 20 new positions and have taken the lead in developing sustainable business opportunities as a result of the port expansion,” said Reece. "

As for the remainder of your comment, I suspect that time will tell as to who is hired on at the new venture.