Constitution puts aboriginal front and centre on resource projects (William case): FINANCIAL POST

Pick any province across Canada and you’ll find there are outstanding land claims for Aboriginal title. Even in the provinces that have treaties — which account for more than 30% the land mass that makes up Canada — Aboriginal title claims are being advanced. That means a large...
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Both sides look for mine reasons: PG CITIZEN

When the federal cabinet formally rejected the New Prosperity copper and gold mine, they did so with a four-sentence news release issued on the evening of Feb. 26. The news release simply said that Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq determined that the open pit mine in the...
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The Yukon government has been slapped with another lawsuit by a First Nation: WHITEHORSE STAR

The Yukon government has been slapped with another lawsuit by a First Nation. The Kaska Dena Council of Lower Post, B.C. filed the suit Tuesday in the Yukon Supreme Court. It’s claiming the government has a duty to consult the First Nation before recording any mineral...
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Decision Statement Issued under Section 54 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012: NEW PROSPERITY – Federal rejection.

Decision Statement Issued under Section 54 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 to Taseko Mines Limited c/o Russell Hallbauer President, CEO and Director 15th Floor, 1040 West Georgia Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4H1 for the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine...
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Rejected in 2008, Kemess gold-copper mine proposal on table again: Kemess North

A mine rejected in 2008 on environmental grounds is back in play, with a different company at the helm and plans for an underground, rather than an open-pit, operation. Toronto-based AuRico Gold filed a project description for the Kemess Underground Mine Project with the B.C....
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