Global News Hour at 6 Edmonton
September 17 2020 8:03pm

Alberta decision to scale back Swan Hills waste treatment plant leads to layoffs

The Swan Hills Treatment Centre processes hazardous waste from across the country and is one the largest single employer in the town of 1,300 northwest of Edmonton — or at least it was, until dozens were laid off. As Kendra Slugoski explains, the mayor of Swan Hills says 60 people were told they will be out of a job — and with the crash of oil and gas, there is nothing to fall back on.

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