Protect Fish Lake - Teztan Biny

Letters & News

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

Archives: November 2011

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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


Tsilhqotin face colonial burden

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


Tsilhqotin 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


Tsilhqotin Angry and Alarmed by Decision to Review dead Prosperity Mine project Pursuing project that cannot be accepted is pointless, costly and divisive

Williams Lake, BC. November 7, 2011: The Tsilhqot’in Nation reacted today with anger, frustration, bewilderment and disappointment to the announcement that the already rejected Prosperity Mine proposal will proceed to another review. “This is a wrong decision that makes no sense to ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:32
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government


Review of Prosperity Mine Rebid must be swift and transparent

Evidence already proves it cannot be accepted Soda Creek, BC, November 7, 2011: BC’s First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining (FNWARM) today joined the Tsilhqot’in Nation in denouncing the unnecessary review of the Prosperity Mine rebid. “There can be no doubt that ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:19
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, FNWARM


UBCIC News Release: Dj Vu Re-run for New Prosperity Mine Proposal

November 7, 2011 Déjà Vu – Re-run for “New Prosperity” Mine Proposal (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, Canada – November 7, 2011) The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs stands in solidarity and shares the anger and exasperation of the Tsilhqot’in Nation ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:16
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs


First Nations Summit remains unwavering in complete opposition to Prosperity Mine Proposal

November 7, 2011 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver - First Nations leaders are once again voicing frustration and disbelief over today's decision by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) that the already rejected Taseko Mines Ltd.'s Prosperity Mine proposal will move forward to yet ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:13
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, First Nations Summit


New Fish Lake Mine Review Points to Flawed Assessment Process Sierra Club BC calls Ottawa's decision to revive mine proposal a waste of taxpayers' money

November 7, 2011 Victoria, B.C.-Ottawa's decision to accept a repackaged Prosperity Mine proposal for environmental review is a "disappointing and absurd" waste of taxpayers' money, Sierra Club BC said today. Taseko Mines Ltd's original proposal for a gold and copper mine near ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:10
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Sierra Club


NEW DEMOCRATS OPPOSE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW REDO FOR PROSPERITY MINE

Cabinet should stand by its previous decision on the project VANCOUVER - New Democrats are disappointed by the decision to grant Taseko a new environmental review for Prosperity Mine, saying that the Government must stand by its previous decision to reject the mine due to severe environmental ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:07
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, New Democrats



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