Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada


Image Investment Attraction Forestry

While one of our traditional industries, the forestry sector continues to innovate and now employs people at various levels in: resource harvesting, lumber production sawmills, biomass production as well as in the spinoff trucking industry.

Major Employers:
Harry Freeman and Son Ltd. - variety of wood products including pre-fabricated buildings

Kent Building Centre/ J&H Industries, Ltd. - wood products facility manufacturing roof and floor trusses, building supplies

East Coast Panelized Wall Systems - producing a faster and more efficient system for residential wall construction.

Bower Site Aerial View East Cropped with Credits

Former Bowater Mersey Mill Site Potential to Turn into Mecca for Forestry Innovation: Progress Media Article

Liverpool's new InnovaCorp Demonstration Centre for Resource-Based Bioeconomy located at the former Bowater Mersey mill site has the potential to turn Liverpool into a mecca for forestry innovation in the post-paper world and transform the forestry industry of Atlantic Canada along with it by piloting everything from biofuel to wood-based laminates to plastics that could someday replace fibreglass. Click here to read the complete article.