NS Pulp & Paper

Nova Scotia currently has two pulp and paper mills, both new under new management since 2012.

Recent closures:
– “In June [2012], Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products (TSX:RFP) announced the closure of the Bowater paper mill in Brooklyn, N.S., throwing 320 people out of work.”
– Minas Basin Pulp and Power Company Ltd., a producer of recycled paperboard products, closed in December of 2012 putting 135 out of work.
View “>ATV news (Nov 1, 2012)
View CH June 14, 2012 for abbreviated history of the Bowater Mill
The PHP mill was closed for a year prior to its re-opening under a new owner in 2012 – 680 news Sep 28, 2012

Nova Scotia’s Pulp & Paper Sector….. Back from the Brink of Disaster
By Peter Woodbridge
Recent history, optimistic overview; informative (Jan 2015)

View NOVA SCOTIA FOREST POLICY CHRONOLOGY on the HFC website for some earlier history.

Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited

The Power-Politics of Pulp and Paper: Health, Environment and Work in Pictou County
by Lachlan MacKinnon in http://activehistory.ca/, Sep 18, 2014.

Crown Land Lease Revision Connected to Port Hawkesbury Mill is Needed, Overdue
by Miles Howe in Halifax Media Co-op, jan 10, 2012.

Pulpwood Forestry in Nova Scotia
by David Orton Green Web Bulletin #10 (April 1983)