GC Phillip warn of battles if EA process weakend: CTV QUESTION PERIOD PRINT STORY … VIDEO

B.C. First Nations are reacting with anger to the government’s decision to retroactively shorten the regulatory review for the Northern Gateway pipeline project in British Columbia. “This incredibly stupid move on the part of the Harper government will only serve to...
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Ecojustice on BC EA process issues and fed budget impacts: BNN TV

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CWWC defence calls TML lawsuit “abuse of process” STOCKWATCH

The Western Canada Wilderness Committee denies that it defamed Taseko Mines Ltd. when it accused the company of planning to pollute two lakes near the proposed Prosperity mine. Responding to a lawsuit it faces from Taseko, the environmental group maintains that Taseko’s new...
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Mining: Allan Casey – Lake Killing Made Easy: THE TYEE

Here’s a very Canuck fantasy for tax season. Imagine you had a gold mine of your very own. Let’s say you’ve got a little lakefront place and one day last summer while skipping stones with the kids you discovered gold (substitute copper, nickel or marketable...
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Defence against Taseko Mines’ libel chill lawsuit: WILDERNESS COMMITTEE

Dan Burnett, the Wilderness Committee’s lawyer, today filed defence papers with the Supreme Court of British Columbia. The Wilderness Committee’s defence answers Taseko Mines Ltd.’s Notice of Civil Claim that had been served on the Wilderness Committee March 1, 2012. Taseko has...
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Suzuki Foundation responds to Senate attacks: LETTER TO MEMBERS

With their insulting and uninformed statements during an inquiry into international funding for Canadian charitable organizations that are standing up for our country’s rich natural environment, senators are doing a disservice to all Canadians. The government has already labelled...
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Fisheries Act changes threaten BC Salmon: WCEL PAGE

Last week fisheries biologist, Otto Langer, went public with a leaked draft of proposed amendments to the federal Fisheries Act which would remove any mention of fish habitat from the Act. When asked about these rumours in Parliament the government seemed to confirm that changes...
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Taseko Mines libel suit and Engo/TNG reaction: JOURNAL OF COMMERCE

Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) is launching a legal action to stop an online campaign by an environmental group, which the company claims is spreading defamatory statements during the federal environmental assessment of a redesigned proposal for a $1 billion mine in central B.C. “It is...
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Interview with Chief Baptiste re Geneva UN trip: WILLIAMS LAKE TRIBUNE

Initially Xeni Gwet’in Chief Marilyn Baptiste wasn’t sure if it was worth making the trek to Geneva, Switzerland to appear before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in February, but now that she’s back home says it was important that...
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Taseko Mines libel chill attempt won’t silence us : TSILHQOT’IN GOVERNMENT

The Tsilhqot’in National Government is shocked that Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) has launched a defamation suit against an environmental group for questioning the company’s claims that its ‘new’ Prosperity Mine proposal addresses all concerns and will save...
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