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Forestry crisis hearing in Thunder Bay


August 14, 2007
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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Thunder Bay, ONThunder Bay will be hosting public hearings this week into the forestry crisis in Ontario.
Thunder Bay, ONThunder Bay will be hosting public hearings this week into the forestry crisis in Ontario.

This is the third in our series of hearings and will be one of the busiest to date, said Cec Makowski, Ontario region vice president of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union. This process has proven to be popular and insightful, he added. Hearings we have already had in Dryden and Espanola were a success and we expect nothing less in Thunder Bay.

CEP and the United Steelworkers union decided to hold the hearings to provide an opportunity to Northern Ontarians to send a message to Queens Park on how to preserve and expand jobs in forestry and how to save communities suffering from mill closures and cutbacks.

Our hearings panel will produce a report that truly reflects the reality and the hopes of the people of Northern Ontario, Makowski said. And we intend to use that report to continue our fight to revitalize the industry and our communities.


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