Aboriginal land rights upheld by B.C. Court of Appeal: GLOBE AND MAIL

A fight over aboriginal title and rights that began when natives blockaded a logging road in the Chilcotin region of British Columbia 20 years ago appears headed for the Supreme Court of Canada. Expressing a “bittersweet” mix of satisfaction and dismay with a ruling the B.C....
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BC Appeal Court ruling in William (Tsilhqot’in) case: TNG NEWS RELEASE

The Tsilhqot’in Nation has never ceded nor surrendered our title and rights and this point was proven today. Since before the time of contact we have protected and defended our lands, waters and territories. “Taking our fight to the B.C. Court system is just one step...
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Assembly of First Nations supports TNG, further appeal: AFN NEWS RELEASE

Following a decision out of the British Columbia (BC) Court of Appeal today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo expressed his full support for the Tsilhqot’in Nation and all First Nations in continuing to pursue recognition and...
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Taseko Mines secretly sponsored Krause speech: METRO NEWS

Two mining companies connected to the rejected New Prosperity Mine proposal sponsored a Board of Trade luncheon with North Vancouver environmental group watchdog and self-proclaimed transparency advocate Vivian Krause this week. The event was initially listed as a “blind” event,...
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John Ibbitson on the issues re Prosperity Mine: GLOBE AND MAIL

The proposal for a copper mine near Fish Lake, B.C., is back on the front burner. Once again environmentalists and first nations are pitted against non-native residents and the provincial government, with Ottawa acting as referee. A panel has been at work on the file for a month....
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Shout out against mining injustice: THE TYEE

There is a saying where Vidalina Morales de Gámez comes from, that you can live without gold but you can’t live without a glass of water each day. Where she comes from is El Salvador’s Cabañas region, which for much of the last decade has been the scene of a struggle...
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Tsilhqotin will not surrender to mine project: APTN NATIONAL

As shareholders of Taseko Mines gathered for their annual general meeting in Vancouver, a group of protesters were there to speak out against the company’s mining project in northern British Columbia. Although it was turned down last year, the company has been given a second...
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Mount Milligan project weighs on Thompson Creek: GLOBE and MAIL

Thompson Creek Metals Co. stock has been bludgeoned by bad news on many fronts, most recently amid cost overruns at a project touted as the new jewel in its crown, but analysts and the company say investors will be rewarded for their patience. The Mount Milligan project, acquired...
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