IN THE MEDIA: Wayne Stetski and Forest Products Association of Canada CEO visit Golden

By Dallin Cervo January 18, 2018

The CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada was in Golden last week. He and MP Wayne Stetski, toured the LP mill to discover what issues and opportunities are available in the community and to make any necessary improvements..

Derek Nighbor represents Canada’s forest products sector on two global boards. As CEO he represents Canada’s vibrant and innovative forests products sector and the critical role it plays in over 600 Canadian forest communities. During his visit Nighbor was also able to meet with Councilor Chris Hambruch and Kicking Horse County Chamber of Commerce executive director Shelley Wadden to gain further insight into the most pressing matters facing Golden.

“I understood housing issues is a common concern in the community,” Nighbor said. “It seemed to be a running theme in my discussions.”

Through his discussions Nighbor was able to gain insights on how important jobs in forestry are to Golden and how more support is needed for a strong mill and work force.