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City of Prince Albert resolves tax assessment dispute with Domtar

City council in Prince Albert, Sask., has authorized a $5.1-million settlement with Domtar in a tax dispute over the valuation of a pulp mill Domtar purchased from Weyerhaeuser in 2006. 202 more words


HARRISON - Myopic council doesn't think Kamloops needs heavy industry

THOSE ON Kamloops Council who think the city can do without heavy industry can put another notch in their belt.

It’s unlikely the high municipal tax regime for heavy industry was the primary reason for the decision by Lafarge Canada to mothball its Kamloops plant, but you can bet your bottom dollar it factored in it to some degree. 238 more words


Artifact of the Week – Howard Smith Fish & Game Club Program

This February 4th 1956 program for the Howard Smith Fish & Game Club Annual Banquet & Dance program gives an insight into the scope of the former paper mill’s involvement with their employees on a social level. 80 more words

Artifact Of The Week


Some months ago, I came across two logging stories from Greenstone Region, both told in one magazine article. As the title suggests, the stories deal with danger, death, and grief. 772 more words