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Uranium mine lawsuit costs B.C. $30M Audio

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Map of proposed uranium mine site east of Kelowna (Contributed by: Boss Power)
Boss Power has reached an out-of-court multi-million dollar settlement with the province over its Blizzard uranium site, near Beaverdell.

The case itself, dates back to 2008, when Boss Power staked a claim on the Blizzard site. Just days later, the province announced a moratorium on urainium mining, and Boss Power sued.

The case was to be heard this month, but the province settled the case on the courthouse steps, just hours before it was set to go to trial.

The company will receieve $30 million, plus legal costs as a settlement. In turn, the province will take control of the Blizzard site.

The NDP mining critic is blaming Liberal incompetence for the costly settlement.
 
Randy Rogers is the President of Boss Power, he spoke with Daybreak guest host, Valerie McTavish.

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