Domtar lays off 125 workers at Kamloops pulp mill

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The closure of the "A-Line" at the Kamloops pulp mill means 125 people will be without work at the mill (image courtesy Domtar).
It's bad news for workers at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops.

The company is cutting back. It says because of economic conditions in the global pulp market, it is eliminating a production line in Kamloops.

The mill will cut its output by 30 percent, and permanently shut down the so-called "A-Line."

125 workers will be let go.

CBC's Samantha Garvey caught up with millworker Robert Shaw at the end of his shift Thursday.

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Kamloops pulp mill (Domtar)

Bonnie Skene is the regional public affairs manager for Domtar.

She speaks with Daybreak host Shelley Joyce.

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