Big announcement


Natural Resources minister David Ramsay pointed to where the new biomass boiler will be located, flanked by Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Ken Boshcoff, left, Michel Maillé, vice-president of commercial printing papers for Abitibi, Herman Pruys, head of the mill council and IAM 771 president, Doug Murray, Northwest regional manager for Abitibi, Fort Frances Coun. Tannis Drysdale, and local mill manager John Harrison, during the announcement of $22.5 million from the province for the project at a press conference at the mill’s training centre here this morning. —Melanie Béchard photo