The MLA for North Coast says Canfisco’s decision to shut down its salmon canning operations in Prince Rupert will have a huge impact.
The NDP’s Jennifer Rice says job cuts will have a ripple effect across the North Coast region, including many First Nations communities.
Rice says she will be attending an emergency meeting called by the workers’ union Friday morning.
Canfisco announced Thursday that it would shut down its Prince Rupert salmon cannery affecting hundreds of jobs in the city.
Vice President of Production and Development says there were several factors that pushed the company to make the decision, including declining salmon stocks.