Checking out lumber

checking out lumber

Sam Odrowski

Local MPP Greg Rickford, left, who also is the minister of energy, northern development and mines, was taken on a tour around the Manitou Forest Products’ site by manager Dale Kaemingh before announcing a $910,000-plus investment in the district company’s operations. The money comes from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund and will be spent on new equipment, building refurbishments, and sustaining year-round operation of the sawmill building.