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New jobs and hope in Lebel-sur-Quevillon

Jobs and optimism are returning to the northwestern town of Lebel-sur-Quevillon. Just three years ago, the future of the town looked bleak: Domtar had announced the closure of its pulp & paper mill, which employed nearly a third of the town's population.

But this year, people are talking about a renaissance. The nearby Langlois zinc mine is gearing up for a return to full operation, paired with growing confidence that the old pulp mill will follow shortly after.

Greg Bussières' recent life has mirrored that of the town...losing his job in forestry, and finding a new one in mining. He tells Susan about that journey.

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