$30 million investment will create 70 jobs once operational by the end of 2015.
“Action items include sustainable rules for wood harvesting that secure investments and jobs…”
Premier will promote the province’s aerospace, bio-food, information technology and green tech sectors.
Finance minister will be looking for ideas on job creation and feedback on the Conservative’s current fiscal plan.
Loss caused by the company’s exit from the kraft paper business and closing a mill in Europe.
Workers rejected the company’s last contract offer, opposing pension plan changes.
CanWEA says wind now contributes $500 million to Quebec’s GDP annually.
Repayable funding of $1.38 million meant to help improve productivity.
Closure due to unfavourable market conditions and inability to sell the plant, company says.
Sale will help the company reduce its debt.
Canada must move aggressively to tear down walls between provinces, small business minister says.
New plant will create 345 jobs and produce 100,000 tonnes per year.
Liberal government wants to build links with other provinces.
Will be key economic growth plans in the province during the next decade.
Job creation and spinoffs from pipeline-and-processing proposals would be insignificant to the province’s overall economy.