West Moberly condemsn Hawes attack

On June 7, the Harvard Law School issued a scathing report on the unfair burden that mining in BC is placing on First Nations. Hawes dismissed the report, suggesting that the traditional lifestyle of indigenous peoples is to blame for the social challenges First Nations face....
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HLS Human Rights Clinic study shows need for legal reform in British Columbia

The special rights guaranteed to First Nations receive inadequate attention in British Columbia when compared to mining interests, the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at Harvard Law School said in a report released on June 7. The report, Bearing the Burden: The Effects...
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Friends of Nemaiah Valley

Hello All Friends of Friends of the Nemaiah Valley; on June 9th 2010, the B.C. government granted Taseko Mines a long term, renewable, 25-year mining lease for their proposed Prosperity Mine. It was in January of 2010, that this same government approved an Environmental...
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Harvard Summary: The Effects Of Mining On First Nations In British Columbia

BEARING THE BURDEN International Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School SUMMARY Rich in mineral resources, the traditional lands of First Nations in British Columbia (B.C.) have been targets of Canada’s active mining industry. Mining provides important revenue for the province,...
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First Nations’ Rights Need More Protection from Mining Activities. Study Shows Need for Legal Reform in British Columbia

(Cambridge, MA, June 7, 2010) – The special rights guaranteed to First Nations receive inadequate attention in British Columbia when compared to mining interests, the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at Harvard Law School said in a report released today. The report,...
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