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Sawmills set to close in B.C. Interior

Logs at a sawmill in Quesnel, B.C. (Photo Credit: Canadian Press) 

A pair of forestry giants will close their sawmills in B.C.'s interior next year.  Canfor said it will close its sawmill in Quesnel, and West Fraser said it will shut down its operation in Houston.  Daybreak's Betsy Trumpener speaks with Bob Simpson, former Independent M.L.A. for Cariboo North, for reaction.

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