On the Northern Pulp Agreement 19Jun2024

Guest Post by Helga Guderley

The last thing that we need is a secretive multinational corporation milking provincial subsidies while taking the last of our standing forests.

It was the pollution of Boat Harbour that led to the closure of the NP Mill in Pictou and is still costing Nova Scotians and especially the people of Pictou Landing First Nation dearly. “Once bitten twice shy” should apply says Helga Guderley

On May 23, 2024 we learned that the government reached a tentative agreement with Paper Excellence, owners of Northern Pulp, settling the dispute over lost profits from the closure of the Pictou mill and Paper Excellence’s $450 Million lawsuit against the province.

Many aspects are included in this agreement: the potential relocation of the mill to Liverpool, the province assuming the cost of the pensions for former mill workers and guaranteeing a 14% profit for the new mill. The total costs of this agreement are far from clear. Continue reading

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