The other side of the Northern Pulp story

By Kathy Cloutier, Paper Excellence Canada
The Chronicle Herald
October 20, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

In recent months, there has been much discussion in the media and other venues regarding Northern Pulp — harvesting operations (specifically in Wentworth), government loans, the recovery boiler precipitator and power boiler emissions. There is another side of Northern Pulp — several, actually. One of dedicated, hard-working employees who take pride in their accomplishments, whether it is in the area of production, maintenance, engineering, administration, business or forestry science. …As a landowner, could Northern Pulp have done things differently in the case of the Wentworth harvest? Yes, absolutely. As a corporate citizen and community member, protecting the view scape from the highway would be Northern Pulp’s “do over” if one were possible. …That being said, in areas of special circumstance, we can learn from this and look to co-exist more collaboratively as neighbours.

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