Wednesday, August 08, 2007

There's trouble brewing in paradise

CANOE -- CNEWS - Daily Feature:
Families have paid a high price for the turmoil in the forestry industry. Of the 127 members of the Canadian Energy and Paperworkers' Union who lost their jobs, about half moved away. Families have split up. Displaced workers have taken jobs in Alberta to pay the bills -- many of them working 20 days in and four days off in order to travel the 1,600 miles home. Still, Calgary is closer than Toronto.

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