Canfor Schedules Two Curtailments at Its Fort St. John, BC, Sawmill

According to an internal memo released to employees at Canfor’s Fort St. John, BC, sawmill on May 8th and a second memo released on June 12th reviewed by, Canfor has announced two temporary curtailments of sawmill and planer operations.

The first curtailment will run from June 28th to July 15th and the second will run from August 26th to September 6th.

The memos outline the return dates for different shifts involved with sawmill and planer production, explaining that most employees will not be scheduled to work and that critical positions would be “manned as needed.”

After the first curtailment, weekend personnel will return to work on July 14th, weekday employees will return on July 15th, and graveyard shifts will restart on July 14th. During the second temporary curtailment, weekend shift personnel will resume regularly scheduled shifts on September 9th, graveyard shift personnel will resume on September 8th, and weekend shifts will resume on September 6th.

As the August to September curtailment approaches, more information will be provided to employees by Canfor, according to

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