Mayor McDougall and area representatives attend the mining breakfast at UBCM

Mayor McDougall and area representatives attended the mining breakfast at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) this morning. John Pumphrey, Chief Operating Officer for North Coal Ltd., spoke on their project for a new metallurgical (coking) coal mine and was a sponsor of the breakfast.

Pictured left to right: Mayor Cal McDougall, Sparwood; Mayor Dean McKerracher, Elkford; Councillor Stephen Fairbairn, Elkford; Electoral Area “B” Director Stan Doehle; Chief Operating Officer, North Coal Ltd., John Pumphrey; MLA Kootenay East, Tom Shypitka; and Electoral Area “A” Director, Mike Sosnowski.