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Quesnel, B.C. mayor seeks to keep C&C Wood Products specialty mill running

June 9, 2020  By  PJ Boyd

The lumber yard and sawmill at Quesnel, B.C.-based C&C Wood Products. Photo: Annex Business Media

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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