First Nations say no to Taseko – nothing to discuss

Taseko’s revised Prosperity mine proposal is not being welcomed with open arms by First Nations communities. When contacted, Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Anaham Chief Joe Alphonse said he hadn’t seen the proposal. Taseko, he said, had recently attempted to...
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Legal  questions re Taseko’s “Fish Lake 2”

Taseko mines announced yesterday (Feb 21st) that it has resubmitted a revised proposal for the controversial Prosperity Mine to the federal government. According to Taseko: The proposal greatly reduces environmental impacts, preserves Fish Lake and its aquatics, and enables all...
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Harper indicates a new Prosperity bid would be a tough sell

Taseko Mines Ltd (TKO.TO: Quote) submitted a new plan to win approval for its Prosperity mine in British Columbia on Monday, saying it has fixed environmental concerns that saw its last plan rejected. But Prime Minister Stephen Harper indicated on Monday Taseko and its supporters...
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Union of BC Indian Chiefs slam Clark’s comments

As part of Christy Clark’s campaign to lead the BC Liberal Party, Ms. Clark has publicly stated, if elected, she would strongly encourage Prime Minister Harper to overturn the federal decision to reject Taseko Mine’s proposed Prosperity Mine. “Ms. Clark’s shameless pandering for...
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Clark should reverse support for ‘Franken-mine” project

BC’s First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining today called on Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark to reconsider her campaign promise to resurrect Taseko Mines’ Prosperity project if she becomes premier. “We urge Ms. Clark to meet with First...
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BC FN Leadership letter to Liberal leadership candidates

In 2005, the Government of British Columbia and the First Nations of British Columbia as represented by the First Nations Summit, the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and the BC Assembly of First Nations working together as the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC), achieved...
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