Statement from Kevin Edgson of EACOM Timber Corporation on Green Acres Fatality

2015-01-09 | News / Press Releases

MONTREAL, QC, January 9, 2015 — EACOM Timber Corporation is deeply saddened today by the news that Paul Campeau, an employee of Green Acres Contracting, lost his life this week while sanding roads in the Trout Lake Forest. We extend our sincerest sympathy to Paul’s family, friends and loved ones during this very difficult time.

Our hearts also go out to the team at Green Acres, a local family operation based in Red Lake, Ontario, and an important contractor to EACOM’s Ear Falls, Ontario operations. EACOM is committed to providing Green Acres and the Ontario Ministry of Labour with its full support as part of the ongoing accident investigation.

Kevin Edgson
President and CEO
EACOM Timber Corporation


EACOM Timber Corporation is a major producer in the Eastern Canadian timber industry. Operations include the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of lumber and wood-based value-added products, and the management of forest resources. EACOM currently owns seven sawmills (5 in Ontario, 2 in Quebec), a remanufacturing facility (Quebec) and a partnership operation in an engineered I-joist plant (Ontario) for a total of 1000 employees.

The Company is committed to investing in strong assets, including healthy forests, advanced technology and talented people. For more information visit our website at and follow us on Twitter @EACOMCorp.


Isabelle Des Chênes
Director, Communications
EACOM Timber Corporation
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