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Letters & News

Below are letters to the editor, newspaper articles and media releases regarding Fish Lake / Prospertity Mine Project

Tag: court case

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Tsilhqot’in Nation Welcomes Recognition of Full Aboriginal Title for the First time in Canadian History

The Tsilhqot’in Nation welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision overruling the BC Court of Appeal’s judgment on Aboriginal title. The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the 2007 ruling of the BC Supreme Court and declared Aboriginal title to approximately 2000 km2 in the heart ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 26, 2014 19:38
Categories: First Nations, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, rights and title


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

Chief Marilyn Baptiste blocking mining project to protect future, she says

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

Injunction seeks to prevent pointless destruction of land

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

Tsilhqot’in launch court case against exploration approvals for the controversial 'New' Prosperity proposal

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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