Forestry sector support

Forestry sector workers and businesses who are affected by the expected closure of the Northern Pulp mill can access government support.

Support and transition programs

A transition fund will support displaced workers, self-employed and small contractors, and everyone else whose livelihoods will be affected. The first of these supports are available now.

Apply for emergency funding

Emergency funding can cover basic needs after you’re laid off and before other benefits are available.

Access job and retraining support, learn about information sessions

Programs and services are available to help you find a new job or get retrained.

Call if you need support

Workers and businesses who have questions or need help

Toll-free: 1-888-315-0110
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Professional counselling support and referral to community resources, provided by Morneau Shepell

Toll-free: 1-866-885-6540
24 hours a day, seven days a week in both English and French

Forestry sector support and transition

Government is committed to growing an ecologically sustainable and globally competitive forestry industry. Updates will be shared as decisions are made. Learn more about supports for business and moving the forestry sector forward.