Globe and Mail – Centerra, Kinross among firms mulling bid for Thompson Creek’s B.C. site.

By Rachel Younglai Desperate for a buyer, Thompson Creek Metals Co. Inc. is banking on offers of about $1-billion for the company and its British Columbia mine when a second round of bids is due next week. Thompson Creek, which operates the large Mount Milligan copper and gold...
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River Without Borders NR – Tulsequah Chief mine water quality study flawed and no excuse for further inaction on mine pollution,, independent analysis finds.

With Mine Owner Chieftain Metals Unable To Stop Acid Mine Drainage, B.C. Needs To Step In (JUNEAU) An independent analysis released today shows significant flaws in Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah Chief water quality study that was done in response to the unauthorized closure of the...
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Maclean’s Magazine – Nettie Wild mines truth and beauty in B.C. With ‘Konalīne,’ her Hot Docs award-winner, the Vancouver filmmaker taps her family heritage as a wilderness lover who inherited a mine.

By Brian D Johnson It’s an all-too-familiar scenario. A mining company starts tearing up pristine northern wilderness, scattering the wildlife and polluting the water, while the local indigenous community throws up a blockade to protect its ancestral land. That, ostensibly, is...
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Victoria Times Colonist – Les Leyne: Bellringer, MLAs at odds over mining.

By  Les Leyne. Auditor general Carol Bellringer landed hard on B.C.’s environment and energy ministers last month for slack compliance and enforcement in the wake of the Mount Polley tailings-dam failure. The ministries accepted some of her recommendations about how to fix the...
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APTN National News – Trudeau government eyeing NWT’s ‘collaborative consent’ model as part of UNDRIP implementation.

By Jorge Barrera With Monday’s announcement on how it plans to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), it appears the Trudeau government is following a playbook laid out in a report by former Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil...
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Northern Miner editorial: Northern Superior loses case in Ontario.

 By john Cumming A long-simmering legal case revolving around the duty to consult in Ontario’s Mining Act has been resolved, with plaintiff Northern Superior Resources having its action against the province of Ontario in Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice dismissed. If you’ll...
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