Terrace Bay mill signs harvest deal
The company in charge of the Terrace Bay pulp mill has signed a deal with Pays Plat First Nation that will allow them to harvest wood from the band's traditional territory.
By John Tenpenny
In addition, reported the Chronicle Journal, the First Nation has reached an agreement with Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources that will see band members maintain the access roads needed to get at the estimated two million cubic metres of wood the mill — now owned by Aditya Birla Group — is expected to consume annually.
“The more we do this, the more we’ll become a substantial and empowered community,” Pays Plat Coun. Raymond Goodchild said at a news conference at Thunder Bay’s Prince Arthur.
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