Chief Baptiste Globe and Mail Column

What would you do if another country, many times more populous and powerful, decides that it wants Canada’s water and, after listening to all the reasons why it cannot not simply take it, announces that it is going to do exactly that? Would you refuse to accept the...
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More coverage of BC contradticions in approving mine

A wilderness lodge owner whose business sits near the proposed Prosperity Mine in Interior B.C. is speaking out over what he sees as a contradictory approach by government to economic development and environmental protection in the region. The province in 2004 rejected an...
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Losing Ground? The Fight for Teztan Biny

“Losing Ground? The Struggle for Teztan Biny/Fish Lake” was recorded in two communities at the epicenter of a debate surrounding one of the most controversial mines in Canadian history. As the federal environmental assessment process for Taseko Mines’ proposed...
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Interview with Elder Mabel Solomon about Teztan Biny

Xeni Gwit’in elder, Mabel Solomon, speaks out against the destruction of pristine Fish Lake on her people’s ancestral lands. Any time now the Harper government will announce its decision on one of the most contentious mining projects in North America, Taseko’s...
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NDP support First Nations

Steve Callander travels all the way from Vancouver Island each year to visit the aptly named Fish Lake. He told CTV News he usually catches a fish in his first few casts — and he proved it for the television cameras. “It’s a self-sustained trout fishery. It has...
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Prosperity’s Propensity for Problems

The Harper government is receiving a report Friday that will confront it with one of the toughest political decisions since Stephen Harper became prime minister, over a proposed mine in British Columbia that would create jobs in an economically troubled area – but at the...
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2010. STOP THE MINE

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo strongly supports the call by the Tsilhqot’in Nation Government and First Nation leaders from across British Columbia to prevent a mining project that would destroy the pristine Teztan Biny (Fish Lake), a...
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