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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
By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun
During a break in the week long B.C. Supreme Court hearing over the fate of the $3 billion Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet’in chief Marilyn Baptiste, walks out of the Hornby Street courthouse and joins a group of eight supporters singing a traditional ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Nov 28, 2011 10:08
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs
Tsilhqot'in and mining company to argue cases in court Monday
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - The Tsilhqot'in Nation will seek Monday to protect a prized area of its territories from being damaged by exploration work based on permits that were granted in breach of the Crown's ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Saturday Nov 26, 2011 04:19
Categories: Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: court case, Tsilhqot'in National Government
The newly rebranded “New Prosperity” is, once again, entering a risky venture that depends on the Crown’s ability to claim exclusive ownership over the land.
The July 2, 2010 federal panel report highlighted the potential infringement of aboriginal rights and title. Legally, ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 15, 2011 08:55
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: aboriginal rights & title
Tsilhqot’in charge British Columbia with breaches of consultation duties
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC. Nov. 11, 2011: The Tsilhqot’in Nation has launched a court challenge asking the B.C. Supreme Court to invalidate or suspend approvals granted by British Columbia to Taseko Mines Limited for ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Nov 11, 2011 09:37
Categories: First Nations, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: court case, exploration approval
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