An ArmchairMayor.ca editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
KAMLOOPS CITY council — the abbreviated version — closed the book on six and a half years of community-splitting debate on Ajax Tuesday, and it proved a fitting example of how destructive this whole proposal has been to the community.
Even in opposition to the behemoth copper mine proposed by Polish company KGHM, council was divided.
Divided to the point where Interim Mayor Arjun Singh — presiding over his final council meeting in the role — had to urge his colleagues not to engage in a “pissing match.”
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