Mr. Speaker, American black liquor subsidies may spell the end for many struggling Canadian pulp and paper mills.
On June 8, the Fraser Papers plant in Edmunston will close its doors and hundreds of workers will be unemployed for an indeterminate period. What has our government done? Absolutely nothing.
The Conservative government is again abandoning our forestry sector and its thousands of workers.
Why wait for people to lose their jobs before taking action? Why must more workers and families suffer before this Conservative government decides to act and save Canadian jobs?