Quesnel, B.C. mayor seeks to keep C&C Wood Products specialty mill running
By PJ Boyd
After speculation that C&C Wood Products was shutting down their Quesnel, B.C., specialty mill, Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson says, “We just need to find a buyer that recognizes its value,” reports Quesnel Cariboo Observer.
The company filed for bankruptcy June 2, putting more than 200 local, full-time jobs in limbo as the company continues to look at all of its options to see if C&C Wood Products can live on into the future after three decades in the community. Operations stopped on May 29.
“It’s a big hit to our community,” Simpson said. He said that he is open to anything in saving the mill including ownership from First Nations, or community ownership.
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