Canfor Canal Flats, BC, Lays off 81

Canfor Canal Flats, BC, Lays off 81

Canfor, headquartered in Vancouver, BC, February 5 announced to their Canal Flats, BC, employees that the mill would be going from two shifts to one affecting 81 employees due to lack of economically available fibre effective May 4, 2015.
Doug Singer, President of United Steelworkers Local 1-405 in Cranbrook, BC, told the Kootenay Advisor, “This is not a temporary layoff; this is a permanent layoff affecting 81 members which is more than 50 per cent of the employees, which is very significant.”

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