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180-year-old E.A. Clore Sons announces furniture shutdown

A 180-year-old company that prided itself on producing residential furniture built to last has announced it will close its doors within the year. Posted on E.A. Clore Sons' website, the company said, "It was a very difficult decision to make. Our family and craftsmen have worked for many decades, proud of the fine furniture they created."

Resolute Forest Halts Quebec Timber Operation

MONTREAL - High fiber costs and low market values have forced Resolute Forest Products to suspend indefinitely its wood-cutting operations in Quebec's Mauricie region near Trois-Rivieres. The suspension, which took effect November 27, affects at least 180 jobs.