Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Yukon saw 67 wildfires covering an area of more than 856 square kilometres last year.
Building has been evacuated and all company staff has been accounted for.
Annual production of bathroom tissue and paper towels will be 70,000 tonnes a year.
Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.
The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.
No details from the province for three months, Friends of the Northumberland Strait are frustrated.
S2G acquisition broadens the forest product company’s global perspective.
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Proposes to dump more than 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the Northumberland Strait fishing grounds.
The plan to dump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait has raised the ire of fishermen.
Tied to whether emission and effluent discharge targets are reached by the new system.
Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.
Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.
Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.