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by Joe Foy
The more I travel the province of British Columbia where I was born and raised, the more I am in awe of BC’s home-grown diversity. This amazing place has more wildlife species than any other province and more First Nations’ languages than all the rest of Canada...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Nov 22, 2012 20:20
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags:
TSILHQOT'IN TERRITORY, BC, May 11, 2012: The Tsilhqot'in Nation today reaffirms its position to the newly appointed "New" Prosperity Review Panel that the mine cannot be approved and that the entire credibility of Canada's environmental assessment process hangs in the balance. This...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday May 11, 2012 09:35
Categories: CEAA, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government
Please be advised that the Minister of the Environment has established a three-member review panel for the federal environmental assessment of the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project in British Columbia. The Minister has also released the Panel Terms of Reference for conducting the...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday May 09, 2012 10:39
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Environmental Assessment
Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper government, urging Environment Minister Kent to impose new limits on First Nations participation and remove key Aboriginal concerns from the review of its rebid Prosperity Mine proposal,...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday May 01, 2012 08:42
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government
Taseko Mines Ltd. is pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C. interior
By PETER O'NEIL, Vancouver Sun
OTTAWA --- A Vancouver company pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C....
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Apr 30, 2012 17:29
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Taseko Mines
Western Wilderness Committee March 2, 2012: Taseko Mines filed a Notice of Civil Claim against the Wilderness Committee yesterday afternoon for what the mining company says is a series of false and defamatory statements concerning Taseko and its proposed gold-copper mine at Little Fish Lake and...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Mar 02, 2012 08:07
Categories: Prosperity Mine | Tags: Legal action, Taseko Mines, Wilderness Committee
Tsilhqot’in Territory, February 29, 2012: After a series of recent community meetings, the Tsilhqot’in Nation has reinforced its determination to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) and the surrounding area from the threat of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s (TML) proposed “new”...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 29, 2012 09:36
Categories: Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval, Tsilhqot'in National Government
By FIONA ANDERSON, Vancouver Sun
Taseko Mines and the Tsilhqot’in Nation have agreed to a compromise that will let Taseko do some work on the site of its proposed $1-billion New Prosperity mine without interference.
Last October, the province of British Columbia granted Taseko...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Feb 28, 2012 16:50
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval
GENEVA, SWIZTERLAND, February 23, 2012: Chief Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government is in Geneva, Switzerland this week to report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) 80th Session. The Tsilhqot’in Nation submitted a...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Feb 24, 2012 08:51
Categories: TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: FNWARM, Tsilhqot'in National Government, United Nations
Williams Lake BC, Fri. Dec. 2, 2011: The Tsilhqot’in rejoices with the decision by Justice Grauer to grant an injunction to prohibit Taseko Mines Ltd from performing exploration work on Tsilhqot’in traditional lands. This is another victory in the fight to preserve these pristine and...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Dec 02, 2011 18:13
Categories: TNG | Tags: court case, exploration approval, Tsilhqot'in National Government
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