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Heinz closes Leamington plant

November 15, 2013
By CBC News


November 15, 2013, Leamington, Ont – H.J. Heinz Co. will close its Leamington, Ont., processing plant in June 2014, costing 740 people their jobs, the company announced.

It broke the news to its employees at a meeting in the cafeteria.

Leamington Mayor John Paterson called the news “a great disappointment.” The plant, which is more than 100 years old, is Leamington’s largest employer. READ MORE