COVID-19

Update on the situation with regard to COVID-19

Mario Plourde - Président et chef de la direction de Cascades

Mario Plourde

President and Chief Executive Officer at Cascades

"Cascades manufactures products that play an essential role in the day-to-day lives of families and the supply chains of our customers. Through our recovery and recycling activities, our hygiene products and our packaging that enables food and many other essential goods to be shipped, protected and preserved, we make a difference in the lives of many of our fellow citizens."

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Our priority: the health and safety of our employees

  • Social distancing in the workplace
  • Increased the cleaning and disinfection frequency of our work environments
  • Added additional cleaning stations
  • Policy governing restrictions on travel and plant visits
  • Expanded telework policy

Continuing to earn our clients trust

We continue to operate to meet our commitments to our customers and the consumers who depend on them. To date, our operations have not been significantly disrupted by the pandemic and our facilities continue to operate at full capacity despite the challenges posed by the current situation.
 

Supporting our suppliers

In the context of the current pandemic, we need your support now more than ever in order to continue to fully play our part. So that Cascades can successfully play our part, it is essential that you continue meeting your current obligations while doing your share to minimize any interruptions to the supply chain.
 

Cascades is committed to the fight against COVID-19

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Our products are daily essentials

Cascades produces a variety of essential items that make your day-to-day life easier. We’re about much more than toilet tissue!

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Our mobile units provide comfort for truckers

The closure of service centres and roadside restaurants has resulted in truckers having limited access to washrooms. In collaboration with the Québec Ministry of Transport (MTQ), two of our portable multiple lavatory units have been set up in key areas.

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Cascades Containerboard Packaging - St. Marys: $5,000 donation to the Salvation Army

Employees at the St. Marys plant wanted to give back to the community and show their support for those in need. They donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

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Cascades Tissue Group – Scappoose: 300 cases of toilet tissue donated

During the ongoing pandemic, procuring hygiene products has become more challenging at times. In response, Cascades Tissue Group – Scappoose has donated 300 cases of toilet tissue to Columbia County in the U.S. The cases will be redistributed to local organizations and citizens in need.
 

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Cascades has partnered with other companies to manufacture medical face shields

As part of the effort to combat COVID-19, Cascades is providing recycled plastic needed to produce medical visors. The company is also responding to initiatives launched by two companies, Tristan and Bauer, which are assembling these components.

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36,000 boxes for distributing meals

Cascades has teamed up with Tablée des Chefs, an organization that recovers surplus food and cooks meals for those most in need. The organization plans to distribute almost 1.6 million meals over the coming weeks. Cascades will provide approximately 36,000 boxes from our Victoriaville plant in Québec.

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Cascades Recovery+ working with FoodLink

CR+ Rochester Transport has seen its delivery volume decrease substantially. As a result, available drivers have volunteered to transport FoodLink's food supplies. This has allowed FoodLink to preserve its supply chain to local food pantries that help those in need, and also helps to maintain the productivity of the CR+ fleet.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cascades wishes to remain transparent to its various audiences by answering the most frequently asked questions regarding the situation of COVID-19.
 

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