HLS human rights clinic investigates the impact of mining in British Columbia (audio/slideshow)

For centuries, the Takla Lake First Nation people have lived in a remote area of northern British Columbia on land that is inextricably linked to their culture, spiritual life and livelihoods. In recent times, their land—rich in mineral and timber resources—has been the target of...
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Survey finds BC ranks on 26th as minning investment jurisdiction – uncertainty over land claims a major concern

Alberta is now seen as the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development, ending Quebec’s three-year reign as the preferred destination for mining investment, according to the Survey of Mining Companies: 2010 Mid-Year Update, released today by the...
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Economic review must be independent

Any review of the economic impacts of the proposed Prosperity mine must be independent, public, and conducted according to accepted accounting methodology and practices, the president of RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs) said today. “If there is...
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