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Location Facts

Crofton is located on Vancouver Island, in the Cowichan Valley, near Duncan. With two paper machines producing directory, newsprint and specialty paper, and a kraft pulp operation, Crofton mill employs about 590 people.

Population: The operation is close to several communities with an overall population of approximately 30,000. Most employees reside in the surrounding communities of Crofton, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Maple Bay and Duncan.

Location: 74 km north of Victoria BC

Average Temperature January +3°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Vancouver Island University Cowichan Campus, University of Victoria.

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Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is located in Port Mellon, British Columbia, Canada on a scenic tidewater inlet in Howe Sound. Commissioned in 1909, Howe Sounds plays a key role in the history of the Sunshine Coast. The pulp mill employs about 380 people.

Population: The operation is close to two communities with an overall population of approximately 19,400. Most employees reside in Sechelt and Gibsons.

Location: 55 km north of Vancouver, BC

Daily mean temperature: January +5 degrees, July +18

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, University of Vancouver, Simon Fraser University, BCIT, Langara College

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The Mackenzie Pulp operation is currently curtailed. Located in Northern BC, Mackenzie Pulp has a long history with the District of Mackenzie. When operating, the mill manufacturers some of strongest pulp with unique characteristics of white spruce, lodge pole pine and alpine fir which thrive in the cold northern climate.

Population: The operation is close to the Mackenzie, BC with a population of approximately 3,700.

Location: 185 km north of Prince George, BC

Daily mean temperature: January -9°C, July +15°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12

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Located in the boreal forest of northwestern Saskatchewan, Meadow Lake mill has a longstanding relationship with the community. Commissioned in 1992, the mill produces 420,000 tonnes of pulp and employs 190 people.

Population: The operation is located close to the town of Meadow Lake, SK with a population of approximately 5,300.

Location: 295 km northwest of Saskatoon, SK, 246 km northeast of Lloydminster, SK and 156 km north of North Battleford.

Daily mean temperature: January -17°C, July +17°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, and North West Regional College, which offers both college and university level courses.

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The Northern Pulp operation is currently curtailed. When operating, Northern Pulp, located at Abercrombie Point, is a key provincial forest industry anchor.Commissioned in 1967, Northern Pulp is dedicated to renewing Nova Scotia’s forests on lands managed by the company, which include privately owned woodlots, Crown and company owned lands. The mill employs 330 people.

Population: Pictou County is divided into three provincial electoral districts, namely Pictou Centre, Pictou East and Pictou West. The overall population is approximately 43,700. Most employees reside one of these districts.

Location: 126 km northeast of Halifax, NS and 10 km from New Glasgow.

Daily mean temperature: January -5°C, July +20°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Nova Scotia Community College

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Port Alberni is a vibrant waterfront community located at the head of Vancouver Island’s longest inlet, Alberni Inlet. With two paper machines producing directory, specialty paper and coated mechanical printing paper, it employs some 310 people.

Population: 17,700 contributing to a total of 25,100 in surrounding area.

Location: 80 km north of Nanaimo, BC

Daily mean temperature: January +3°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, North Island College, Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus. Port Alberni boasts a new senior secondary built in 2012 that is located within walking distance of sporting venues and North Island College campus.

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Powell River, the pearl of the Sunshine Coast, offers a mix of urban and rural living in the naturally beautiful setting of coastal southwestern British Columbia. With two paper machines producing specialty mechanical printing papers, it employs some 360 people.

Population: 13,100 contributing to a total of 19,900 in the metro district.

Location: 175 km north of Vancouver, BC.

Daily mean temperature: January +4°C, July +17°C.

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Vancouver Island University Powell River Campus

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Our Richmond office is only 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver and strategically located by the Vancouver International Airport for accessibility to and from our mills across rural BC. It employs about 160 people.

Skookumchuck is located on the western edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the East Kootenay region of BC. One of Paper Excellence’s most sophisticated facilities, it employs about 280 people.

Population: The operation is close to two communities with an overall population of approximately 23,700. Most employees reside in the local areas of Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Location: 52 km north of Cranbrook, BC and 41 km from Kimberley, BC

Daily mean temperature: January -6°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, College of the Rockies

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The distribution hub of our operations, the Surrey Distribution Centre is strategically located on the Fraser River for barge and rail accessibility. Surrey is a fast-growing and vibrantly diverse urban and rural municipality, conveniently centred near Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Langley, White Rock, Delta and Richmond. Our Surrey Distribution Centre employs some 80 people.

Crofton is located on Vancouver Island, in the Cowichan Valley, near Duncan. With two paper machines producing directory, newsprint and specialty paper, and a kraft pulp operation, Crofton mill employs about 590 people.

Population: The operation is close to several communities with an overall population of approximately 30,000. Most employees reside in the surrounding communities of Crofton, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Maple Bay and Duncan.

Location: 74 km north of Victoria BC

Average Temperature January +3°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Vancouver Island University Cowichan Campus, University of Victoria.

Links

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is located in Port Mellon, British Columbia, Canada on a scenic tidewater inlet in Howe Sound. Commissioned in 1909, Howe Sounds plays a key role in the history of the Sunshine Coast. The pulp mill employs about 380 people.

Population: The operation is close to two communities with an overall population of approximately 19,400. Most employees reside in Sechelt and Gibsons.

Location: 55 km north of Vancouver, BC

Daily mean temperature: January +5 degrees, July +18

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, University of Vancouver, Simon Fraser University, BCIT, Langara College

Links

The Mackenzie Pulp operation is currently curtailed. Located in Northern BC, Mackenzie Pulp has a long history with the District of Mackenzie. When operating, the mill manufacturers some of strongest pulp with unique characteristics of white spruce, lodge pole pine and alpine fir which thrive in the cold northern climate.

Population: The operation is close to the Mackenzie, BC with a population of approximately 3,700.

Location: 185 km north of Prince George, BC

Daily mean temperature: January -9°C, July +15°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12

Links

Located in the boreal forest of northwestern Saskatchewan, Meadow Lake mill has a longstanding relationship with the community. Commissioned in 1992, the mill produces 420,000 tonnes of pulp and employs 190 people.

Population: The operation is located close to the town of Meadow Lake, SK with a population of approximately 5,300.

Location: 295 km northwest of Saskatoon, SK, 246 km northeast of Lloydminster, SK and 156 km north of North Battleford.

Daily mean temperature: January -17°C, July +17°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, and North West Regional College, which offers both college and university level courses.

Links

The Northern Pulp operation is currently curtailed. When operating, Northern Pulp, located at Abercrombie Point, is a key provincial forest industry anchor.Commissioned in 1967, Northern Pulp is dedicated to renewing Nova Scotia’s forests on lands managed by the company, which include privately owned woodlots, Crown and company owned lands. The mill employs 330 people.

Population: Pictou County is divided into three provincial electoral districts, namely Pictou Centre, Pictou East and Pictou West. The overall population is approximately 43,700. Most employees reside one of these districts.

Location: 126 km northeast of Halifax, NS and 10 km from New Glasgow.

Daily mean temperature: January -5°C, July +20°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Nova Scotia Community College

Links

Port Alberni is a vibrant waterfront community located at the head of Vancouver Island’s longest inlet, Alberni Inlet. With two paper machines producing directory, specialty paper and coated mechanical printing paper, it employs some 310 people.

Population: 17,700 contributing to a total of 25,100 in surrounding area.

Location: 80 km north of Nanaimo, BC

Daily mean temperature: January +3°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, North Island College, Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus. Port Alberni boasts a new senior secondary built in 2012 that is located within walking distance of sporting venues and North Island College campus.

Links

Powell River, the pearl of the Sunshine Coast, offers a mix of urban and rural living in the naturally beautiful setting of coastal southwestern British Columbia. With two paper machines producing specialty mechanical printing papers, it employs some 360 people.

Population: 13,100 contributing to a total of 19,900 in the metro district.

Location: 175 km north of Vancouver, BC.

Daily mean temperature: January +4°C, July +17°C.

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, Vancouver Island University Powell River Campus

Links

Our Richmond office is only 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver and strategically located by the Vancouver International Airport for accessibility to and from our mills across rural BC. It employs about 160 people.

Skookumchuck is located on the western edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the East Kootenay region of BC. One of Paper Excellence’s most sophisticated facilities, it employs about 280 people.

Population: The operation is close to two communities with an overall population of approximately 23,700. Most employees reside in the local areas of Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Location: 52 km north of Cranbrook, BC and 41 km from Kimberley, BC

Daily mean temperature: January -6°C, July +18°C

Schools: Kindergarten to grade 12, College of the Rockies

Links

The distribution hub of our operations, the Surrey Distribution Centre is strategically located on the Fraser River for barge and rail accessibility. Surrey is a fast-growing and vibrantly diverse urban and rural municipality, conveniently centred near Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Langley, White Rock, Delta and Richmond. Our Surrey Distribution Centre employs some 80 people.