Stop Prosperity Mine proposal now

I am writing you today to ask that you send off a quick letter before November 7th to the federal government about a trout-filled lake on BC’s Chilcotin Plateau west of Williams Lake. If the feds take the action we are asking them to take, they will be saving the lake and...
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Wrong project, wrong place, wrong company

Such efforts are necessary to counter intense lobbying efforts by Taseko Mines as it tries to influence the federal government to approve its latest mine proposal. Taseko’s efforts are bolstered by no fewer than three influential Ottawa lobbying companies. The latest proposal is...
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So much for balanced coverage: Is Vancouver Sun refused to print these stories

If Taseko Mines (TKO.TO) presses ahead with a plan to build a mine on aboriginal lands in British Columbia it could harm the Canadian province’s plans to expand the mining sector, a native leader said on Wednesday. Last November, the federal government turned down...
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Chief Baptiste awarded Eugene Rogers prize

The Wilderness Committee announced today that Chief Marilyn Baptiste, of Xeni Gwet’in, was given the 2011 Eugene Rogers Environmental Award for her work on behalf of the Tsilhqot’in Nation to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) from being destroyed by the proposed Prosperity...
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More on mining’s HDI hiring of former CEAA official

In a recent story we reported that Mr. Jason Quigley, formerly of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and Fisheries and Oceans Canada, was now employed by Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI), and raised concerns that there might be an appearance that this employment relationship...
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UNION of BC INDIAN CHIEFS

We are writing with respect to Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) Resolution 2011-35, “UBCIC Support for Tsilhqot’in Nation and Call for Rejection of the “New Prosperity” Mine” which was presented, affirmed and passed by consensus at the UBCIC’s 43rd Annual General Assembly on...
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Taskeo Mines Ltd’s parent company hires former CEAA/DFO official as Exec VP

We have received a letter from HDI regarding this post and our new post – Ooops, HDI is more of an Uncle to Taseko – provides more current information on this situation] In a recent post we explained that Taseko’s “New Prosperity” mine may be “new” in name only;...
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