Two Kenora, Ontario-based enterprises accept wood supply offers from province; Weyerhaeuser plans to add 43 jobs at its LSL plant, Wincrief Forestry Products will build utility pole plant
QUEEN'S PARK, Ontario
June 21, 2011
– As Ontario's wood supply competition comes to a close, three more forestry companies have accepted offers, creating 55 new jobs and protecting 741 existing jobs.
So far, 34 offers have been accepted, creating 613 jobs and protecting another 2,370 existing jobs while helping local economies.
This includes three companies in Northwestern Ontario:
Helping build a stronger forest industry is a key component of the plan laid out in Ontario's 2011 Budget - Turning the Corner, to create and support 10,000 new and existing jobs for Ontario families, and to strengthen local economies.