The Drive FM – BC indigenous women stake claim on Minister Bennett’s Cranbrook property

It took less than an hour for a group of indigenous women to stake a claim on a Cranbrook property owned by Minster Bill Bennett. First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining filed an application with the province to become a free miner and then used the ministry’s online...
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CFRN FM, with audio – Advocacy group raising concerns about easiness for mining companies to stake claims for mineral exploration

A group is raising concerns about how easy it is for mining companies to stake claims for mineral exploration on properties. The First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining says they were able stake a claim on the BC Mining Minister’s property for $130 and little paper...
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BiV – Biggest problem for mining is public trust; Native group stakes mineral claim on mines minister’s land, but can they go drilling?

By Nelson Bennett. Last week, in an effort to show how easy it is for someone to stake a mineral claim in B.C., Bev Sellars, chairwoman of B.C.’s First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining, filed a mineral claim on land owned by Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett.  It...
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CTV  Okanagan – Wildsight and the Flathead Wild Coalition are renewing their call for a halt to new coal mines in BC’s Elk River Valley.

In light of recent charges brought against Teck under the Fisheries Act for fish deaths resulting from the failure of their selenium treatment plant in 2014, Wildsight and the Flathead Wild Coalition are renewing their call for a halt to new coal mines in BC’s Elk River Valley....
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DeSmog – Mining Giant Taseko Seeks to Revive B.C. Gold Mine Twice-Rejected by Harper Government.

By Judith Lavoie. Two rejections by the federal government have not deterred a Vancouver mining company from again heading to court in an effort to quash Ottawa’s decision to turn down a proposal for an open-pit copper and gold mine in an area where the Tsilhqot’in Nation has...
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CBC – First Nations and Taseko Mines face off in federal court. First Nations leaders attempting to block Vancouver company from reviving $1.5B project near Williams Lake

Several B.C. First Nations leaders are in court this week attempting to block Taseko Mines Ltd. from reviving a 1.5-billion dollar mine project that has twice been refused by the federal government. Taseko is bringing forward a constitutional challenge with hopes of overturning a...
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Water Canada – B.C. First Nation in Court to Fight Proposed Mine

Water Canada – B.C. First Nation in Court to Fight Proposed Mine The Tsilhqot’in Nation is in federal court in Vancouver this week to oppose an attempt by Taseko Mines Limited (TSX:TKO) (TML) to overturn the 2014 federal rejection of TML’s proposed New Prosperity Mine,...
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