Bennett pushes for New Prosperity Mine WILLIAMS LAKE TRIBUNE

B.C. Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett has been to Ottawa twice in the last two months lobbying for New Prosperity. Bennett said the trips were to make sure federal ministers have all of the information about the Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed New Prosperity Mine project. “I...
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Yukon to build first new campground in 30 years: CBC

The Yukon Government has given final approval for a new campground on Atlin Lake. The Taku River Tlingit First Nation in Atlin, B.C., tried to convince the government to drop the plan, saying the site could be part of an eventual land claim by the First Nation. But Environment...
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Plan seems like déjà-vu for former commission chair: WHITEHORSE STAR

The Yukon government has been criticized on all fronts for its Peel land use plan released Tuesday. And the chair of the former Peel watershed land use planning commission is anything but surprised. Speaking Wednesday morning, Dave Loeks said the government’s plan bares...
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This might be the day when they lost the next election: WHITEHORSE STAR

Na-cho Nyak Dun Chief Ed Champion says it’s a given that the four affected First Nations will take the Yukon government to court over the Peel land use plan released Tuesday. “We’ve been well prepared for this; we’ve just been waiting for this decision...
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Blueprint protects 29 per cent of Peel planning region: WHITEHORSE STAR

The land use plan for the Peel River watershed released Tuesday afternoon is drawing fire. The plan has been denounced by the four affected First Nations and the pro-conservation sector, which wanted maximum wilderness protection for the planning region. The Yukon Chamber of...
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Ceaa Panel Report Summary

Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko) has proposed the development of the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project (the Project), 125 km southwest of Williams Lake, British Columbia. The Project would entail constructing, operating, and closing a large open pit mine, which would be built...
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CEAA Panel report 9 (Jan.2014)

Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko) has proposed the development of a large gold and copper mine, referred to as the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project (the Project), 125 km southwest of Williams Lake, British Columbia. The Project would entail constructing, operating, and closing...
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