Prosperity mine rejection met with disappointment

Area politicians see lost opportunity for economic recovery

After the federal government rejected Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Project, Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod says she feels it is a disappointment to her and to the many people in the Cariboo-Chilcotin who support the mine project as an important economic lifeline.

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is “extremely disappointed,” and says she feels the federal government “turned its back” on rural British Columbia.

Read the full story in the March 12 edition of the 100 Mile House Free Press.

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