Dr. Dr. Shaffer explains why Prosperity is poor deal for BC

So there I was in Durham near Newcastle, enjoying a pint in a very historic and charming little pub called the Dun Cow (where do the Brits come up with these names). I was looking at some old photos of hard working folks coming out of the mines and couldn’t help but think ...
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Mine would cost BC $20 million a year Full study

I write urging you to accept the findings of the Federal Panel Review on the Prosperity Mine in British Columbia, and refuse to issue any federal permits for the mine. The independently-constituted Federal Panel found that the proposed Prosperity Mine will destroy an entire...
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Sustainability and public policy

We the people must do more than oppose environmental nightmares encouraged and sometimes committed by government. Most, if not all, of the projects The Common Sense Canadian has been involved in, stack the deck from the outset. None could better make my point than Fish Lake in...
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Tsilhqot’in National Government denounces BC Minister of Mines’ call for “development at any cost”

Federal Panel report warns of “high magnitude, long term, irreversible” impacts on the environment and on Tsilhqot’in people and culture July 5, 2010, Williams Lake – The Tsilhqot’in National Government denounces the BC Minister of Mines’ call for federal approval of the proposed...
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CEAA JULY 2 REPORT

OTTAWA – July 2, 2010 – The federal Panel reviewing the proposed Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project today announced that it is submitting its report and recommendations to the federal Minister of the Environment and to the Ministers of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Transport...
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