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Mayors react to new life-of-mine

New Gold announced a new life of mine plan for its operations north of Barwick, with an expected closure in 2028.

Mayor June Caul said she isn't too concerned about the mine's reduction in lifespan from 2031, as there's still several years to find other sources of employment for the region, preferably with an industry that's more sustainable.

Correction

The article “Loads of fun events planned for Family Day” in Wednesday's edition of the Times stated that the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre would be open for activities on Family Day (Feb. 17).