Environmental audit – turf war with BC mines ministry: POST MEDIA

Nearly three-quarters of Cariboo gold miners failed a “clandestine” audit on environmental standards, according to documents released through a provincial freedom of information request. The B.C. Environment audit report, completed in May 2011, found that of 23 placer mining...
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Ross River Dena Council v. Government of Yukon, 2012 YKCA 14 Claims staking. (Note, Yukon denied leave to appeal to Supreme Court of Canada, so decision stands.)

Date:2012-12-27 (Docket: 11-YU689) Citation:Ross River Dena Council v. Government of Yukon, 2012 YKCA 14 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/fvfcw> retrieved on 2014-10-18 COURT OF APPEAL FOR YUKON Citation: Ross River Dena Council v. Government of Yukon, 2012 YKCA 14 Date:...
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NWT Court sides with Ross Rive Dena on free entry: DECISION

The Ross River Dena Council claims Aboriginal title and rights over a large area of Yukon. It alleges that the current statory and regulatory framework for the grating of mineral rights does not conform with requirements for consultation discussed in Haida Nationa v. British...
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Mining concerns over PBM mine rejection: RESOURCE INVESTING NEWS

In September 2011, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark laid out an agenda to spur job creation in the province. As part of her plan, she promised 17 new or expanded mines in BC by 2015. However, a recent decision to refuse an environmental permit to Pacific Booker Minerals’...
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Taseko Mines owes $400,000 from failed 2010 bid: VANCOUVER SUN

Taseko Mines owes almost $300,000 and must answer a slew of questions from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency in connection with its planned $1.1-billion gold-copper mine in the Chilcotin. The Vancouver-based company owes an outstanding $282,386 from its $1.6-million...
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Taeko Mines weathers multiple storms: MINING.COM

Canadian Taseko Mines (TSE:TKO) is having a rocky end of the year as workers threaten to strike at the company’s copper-molybdenum Gibraltar mine, in British Columbia. Were that not enough First Nation representatives are calling the company to “stop wasting everyone’s time” and...
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Taskeo Mines should admit Prospertiy Mine won’t work: TSILHQOT’IN NG

The independent Panel reviewing the controversial New Prosperity mine project has told Taseko Mines Limited that major deficiencies with the proposal must be addressed before the Panel can consider proceeding to public hearings, but Tsilhqot’in National Government is...
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Taseko Mines EIS sent back yet again: CEAA REVIEW PANEL LETTER

The Federal Review Panel (the Panel) responsible for reviewing the New Prosperity GoldCopper Mine project has completed its review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) submitted by Taseko Mines Ltd. (Taseko) on September 26, 2012. The Panel also reviewed and considered all...
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Folly of not working with First Nations – John Ivison: NATIONAL POST

It was the most exciting thing to happen in the foyer of the House of Commons, since the late Reg Alcock nearly provoked fisticuffs when he called Peter MacKay “a scumbag.” A group of native chiefs protesting new government legislation jostled with security guards outside the...
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Interview with Fish Lake Alliance’s Jenny Noble: CBC Daybreak South

The proposed Prosperity mine near Williams Lake follows a familiar story line. Those in favor of the mine say the community needs its money and jobs. Those opposed say the mine will ravage important fish habitat and other natural areas. Read more:...
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