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The Pas offers Tolko tax break to delay mill closure

Sept. 8, 2016 - The mayor of The Pas has offered to drop the property tax, business tax and education tax on Tolko's operations in the town for three years if the company agrees to delay their closure. 

September 8, 2016  By  Maria Church

Tolko announced in August it is closing its facilities by Dec. 2, calling the operations – an inactive sawmill, a chipping operation and a kraft paper mill – financially unsustainable. The tax break amounts to $840,000 per year.

Read the full story by The Winnipeg Sun.

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