Greg Watson, far right, the manager of North Nova Forest Owners Co-op in Wentworth, is one of the members of the province’s new Forestry Transition Team, to help support those in the industry affected by the upcoming closure of Northern Pulp in Pictou County. The team is pictured during its first meeting with Premier Stephen McNeil. From left, Don Bureaux, president of the Nova Scotia Community College; Simon d’Entremon, deputy minister of the Department of Energy and Mines; Debbie Reeves, chairperson of Large Private Non-Industrial Landowners of Nova Scotia; Julie Towers, deputy minister of Department of Lands and Forestry; Premier Stephen McNeil; Kelliann Dean, team lead and deputy minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade; Jeff Bishop, executive director of Forest Nova Scotia; Ava Czapalay, acting deputy minister of Department of Labour and Advance Education; and Watson. Communications Nova Scotia photo

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