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Gold River, with a population of over 1,300, is located just past the west boundary of Strathcona Park, at the end of Hwy 28, 89km from Campbell River. Gold River was named by the Spaniards in the 1700s. Built in 1965 to service a community dependent on a newly built pulp mill, Gold River was the first town in Canada to have all underground wiring.

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Gold River The Canadian Encyclopedia

Nov 29, 2007 In February 1999 the village received a major blow when its reason for existence (the pulp mill) was closed after being purchased by Bowater Canada Ltd. Since the 1990s Gold River has tried to diversify its economy through a wider range of forest-related industries and tourism, including sportfishing, caving and its proximity to Strathcona Provincial Park.

Gold River The Canadian Encyclopedia

Shutdown Bc Pulp Mill Places Pulp And Paper

Feb 01, 1999 VANCOUVER, BC The workers of Gold Rivers pulp mill on Vancouver Island are looking to New York-based turnaround artists Keilin Co. to put together a deal that will save the mill from closing. Bowater Inc. of Greenville, SC, announced plans to

Shutdown Bc Pulp Mill Places Pulp And Paper

Preventing Future Gold Rivers Policy Alternatives

Feb 23, 1999 February 23, 1999. When the workers at the ill-fated Gold River pulp mill took their severance packages last week, it marked closure on a frustrating struggle to save the mill. The workers are now moving on and there is little point in continuing the polemic over the mills viability or what government could or should have done.

Preventing Future Gold Rivers Policy Alternatives

The Village Gold River Chamber Of Commerce

Gold River, with a population of over 1300 people is located adjacent to Strathcona Park at the end of Hwy. 28, 89km from Campbell River. Gold River was named by the Spaniards in the 1700s. Built in 1965 to service a community dependent on the newly built pulp mill, Gold River was the first town in Canada to have all underground wiring. When the pulp mill closed in

The Village Gold River Chamber Of Commerce

Gold River Still Reinventing Its Economy 20 Years Cbc

Mar 14, 2019 Gold Rivers mill days are firmly in the rearview mirror, but decaying buildings from that era down the road from the village are a constant reminder that

Province Helps Gold River Build New Future

The pulp mill was Gold Rivers primary employer, directly employing over one-third of the communitys workforce and was responsible for 82 per cent of the municipal tax base. The mill closure resulted in the loss of 380 direct and 150 indirect jobs.

Gold River Council Announcement Gold River

May 05, 2021 Gold River Council Announcement. May 5, 2021 in Council. Council for the Village of Gold River are very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael (Mike) Roy, as our Chief Administrative Officer/ Corporate Officer. Mike has been the interim CAO since the resignation of Brad McRae and has been our Deputy Corporate Officer for the last 18 months.

Quesnel River Pulp West Fraser Timber

1000 Finning Road Quesnel, British Columbia Canada V2J 6A1 Tel 250-992-8919 Fax 250-992-2612

Gold River Gold River Chamber Of Commerce

Gold panning attracted Chinese miners into the traditional territory of the Mowachaht and Muchalaht peoples in the 1860s, and the name Gold River first appeared on maps in 1871. In the early 1960s the Tahsis company logged at the mouth of the river. In 1964 they began building a 750 ton-a-day bleached kraft pulp-mill there, because of the flat ...

Fatality Reports 1868 Texas Am University

leak at the Gold River pulp mill, Gold River, BC forced a mill shutdown. The deceased was in the process of shutting a valve beneath a molten sulphur storage tank, when the bottom cone section of the tank fell out, covering him in molten sulphur

Province Helps Gold River Build New Future

On Oct. 19, 1998, Bowater Pulp and Paper Canada Inc. announced it would close its pulp mill in Gold River permanently, effective Feb. 16. The pulp mill was Gold Rivers primary employer, directly employing over one-third of the communitys workforce and was responsible for 82 per cent of the municipal tax base.

New Landbased Fish Farm Proposed In Gold River

Sep 27, 2021 Gold River, B.C. - A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former pulp and paper mill that closed in the 90s.

Gold River Wordsfromanneli

Jun 19, 2019 From 1967 to 1998, the town of Gold River on the west coast of Vancouver Island bustled with activity. Then the pulp and paper mill shut down and it became almost a ghost town. Its a tidy town, clean and organized, but there are not even enough people left to support a large grocery store.

About Gold River

Sep 08, 2021 The District of Gold River was incorporated on August 26, 1965 and reincorporated as the Village Municipality of Gold River on January 1, 1972. Taking advantage of its deep water and abundant forests, the Village of Gold River developed as a prototypical logging and pulp/paper industry community.

Gold River Bc Mill Auction Gold River Bc Day 1

Auction CurrencyCAD Auction Location Gold River Highway, Gold River, British Columbia, V3W 6Y2, Canada Auction Details Pulp mill stores to include large quantities of new motors, reducers, mill parts, equipment parts, welding shop, hand tools , bearings, pallet racking and large quantities of new stores inventory.

History Of Nootka And Critter Cove Critter Cove

Family History. The Forbes family moved to Gold River in 1973 and started exploring and enjoying adjacent Nootka Sound. Cam Sr. was a steam engineer for the Gold River pulp mill, and he moved to Gold River with his wife Julie and

William Macauly Bill Coulter 19412011 Find A Grave

Bill worked at the Gold River Pulp Mill from 1969 to 1995. Upon his early retirement Bill Sharlene moved back to the Comox Valley. Bill was an avid golfer, fisherman, craftsman, photographer marksman. He was a member of the Sunnydale Golf Country Club in Courtenay, Rod Gun Club, Legion, Kinsman and was a Founding Member of the Gold ...

Preventing Future Gold Rivers Policy Alternatives

Feb 23, 1999 A second way to prevent mill closures is to encourage producers to add more value to our pulp and paper products. BC paper companies have been earning profits in 1998, while those firms focused on pulp have not. (A tragedy of the Gold River story is that the mill had a paper machine a decade earlier, which was taken apart and sold.)

Fly Fishing The Gold River For Steelhead In Bc Canada

Of course you may also fly into Campbell River from Vancouver Airport.. After some 80 kms you reach the town of Gold River. This little town had its good days until about 10 years ago. Then a controversy between the administration and the owner of the local pulp mill was resolved by taking down the mill and shipping it to California.

Chris Climie Manager Millstores Operations Linkedin

Avenor Gold River Pulp Mill. Sep 1996 - Feb 19992 years 6 months. Avenor, Gold River Pulp.

Pulp Paper And Paperboard Mills Companies In Gold River

gold river Find detailed information on Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills companies in Gold River, British Columbia, Canada, including financial statements, sales and marketing contacts, top competitors, and firmographic insights.

New Landbased Fish Farm Proposed In Gold River The Star

Sep 27, 2021 Gold River, BC - A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former pulp and paper mill that closed in the 90s. Ushered by Gold River Aquafarms, the ...

Gold River Vancouver Island Bc Gohikingca

The Gold River Village was always dependent upon the Pulp Mill and the forest industry. Since the closure of the Pulp Mill in October 1998, Gold River has focused on rebuilding the community and attracting many new residents to the town,

The Log Barge Island Titan Nauticapedia

The Stamish Chief at the Tahsis Co. Gold River Pulp Mill with big chip barges behind. (Photo from the Steve McBeath collection. ) The Stamish Chief was the first tug I ran as skipper in 1972. She was a McLaren Co. design built in 1952 by Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. in Vancouver BC. In 1952 she was owned by Cowdell Towing Ltd., Squamish BC.

Harmac Pacific Pulp Mill A Local Success Story Forestry

Mar 16, 2017 Nanaimo s Harmac Pacific Pulp Mill has seen its fair share of change over its 60 year history, but one constant is the mills importance to the local economy. As a base of value-added forestry operations, a large proportion of Nanaimos forestry sector jobs are accounted for by wood and paper manufacturing.

Heres Whos Been Dumping Toxic Waste In Coosa River

When looking at the most harmful chemicals though, the Gaston Steam Plant in Wilsonville and the Resolute Forest Products Coosa Pines paper mill in Childersburg outpace others. In fact, Alabama Powers Gaston Steam Plant released three times as much developmental toxins to the river, at 473 pounds, as all the other facilities in the basin ...

Gold River Vancouver Island

Gold River was always dependant upon the Pulp Mill and the forest industry. Since the closure of the Pulp Mill in October 1998, Gold River has focused on rebuilding the community and attracting many new residents to the town, along with many new skills and interests.

New Landbased Fish Farm Proposed In Gold River Cortes

Gold River, BC A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former pulp and paper mill that closed in the 90s. Ushered by Gold River Aquafarms, the development project would be a win for the small Vancouver Island village, said Gold River Mayor Brad Unger.

West Coast Marine Terminals

Carlson Construction Group has partnered to acquire the former Gold River pulp and paper mill site in Gold River, British Columbia. It is now doing business as West Coast Marine Terminals. Learn more. Facilities.

Steelhead Fishing On The Gold River Bc Adventure

My first trip to Vancouver Islands premier wild steelhead river in the late sixties was an experience I will never forget A new highway, gravel, had been built to reach the instant town of Gold River.The town had been built about five miles upriver from the pulp mill that was constructed at the river estuary on Muchalat Inlet.

Gold River Bc Vancouver Island Planner

A relatively young community, the Village of Gold River was founded in 1965 to service the pulp mill about five miles out of town. On the edge of Strathcona Park, Gold River, 91 kilometers west of Campbell River, boasts incredible scenery, fantastic fishing and amenities such as its acclaimed Anne Fiddick Aquatic Sports Centre of much ...

Pulp And Paper Wordsfromanneli

Jun 19, 2019 From 1967 to 1998, the town of Gold River on the west coast of Vancouver Island bustled with activity. Then the pulp and paper mill shut down and it became almost a ghost town. Its a tidy town, clean and organized, but there are not even enough people left

Gold River Aquafarms Project Waiting On Regulatory Green

The owners are quite keen on this project, and of course, all of Gold River is very keen for many reasons, he said. The project has the potential to help reinvent Gold River, which lost its pulp and paper mill in 1998, by creating 75 to 100 jobs and generating tax revenue, both directly and indirectly, said Mayor Brad Unger.

End Of An Era In Gold River Cbc News

Feb 16, 1999 The stress has been building for months in the Vancouver Island town of Gold River. This is the day the Bowater pulp mill, the towns biggest employer, hands out severance packages to more than ...