Prince George Now – Amnesty releases report on human rights impact of Mt Polley tailings breach.

By Kyle Balzer. Amnesty International says the August 2014 Mount Polley tailings pond breach raises serious questions about the province’s ability to protect British Columbians’ economic, social, cultural, Indigenous, and universal human rights under current mining...
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NR – Imperial Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports, in accordance with the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange, that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 6, 2017 for the...
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Western Investor – B.C. mining towns bounce back. Mining companies are proving pundits wrong as Kootenays and Cariboo industries regain their glitter.

By Scott Simpson. One year ago, the share price for B.C.’s largest mining company, Teck Resources Ltd., had fallen below $4, and some analysts were predicting it would follow more than a dozen American coal mining companies into bankruptcy. One analyst predicted the company’s...
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NR – Golden Predator Intersects 39.6 m of 13.3 g/t Gold at the 3 Aces Project

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – May 30, 2017) – Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GPY) (OTCQX: NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator“) is pleased to report assay results for 16 of 43 drill holes completed as of May 15, 2017 at...
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CBC – Protesters removed from Imperial Metals’ annual conference. A dozen RCMP officers called to scen

One person has been arrested, and three others forcibly removed after entering Imperial Metals’ annual conference at the Coquitlam Executive Plaza Hotel. At least a dozen RCMP officers were called to the scene after a group of protesters gathered outside the hotel and...
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IDM Mining Completes the Acquisition of Red Mountain Claims from Seabridge Gold

– IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM)(OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the minerals claims and certain other related assets comprising the Red Mountain Project (“Red...
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Alaska Highway News – Geoscience BC to map region’s mining potential this summer

Geoscience BC is turning to its eye to a remote corner of the Peace River Regional District to gain a better understanding of geology in the region and uncover potential new mining opportunities for the province.  The agency’s Search Phase III, announced May 18 as part of B.C....
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Vancouver Sun – Residential School experience helped create Ed John’s Indigenous activism.

To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. When it comes to indigenous history, Grand Chief Ed John never passes up an opportunity to tell people about the impact of colonialism. One of those instances...
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Study: Northern Public Affairs – Keeping the “co” in the co-management of northern resources.

By Douglas Clark and Jocelyn Joe-Strack are with the School of Environment & Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan. The creation of public institutions to co-manage natural resources resulting from settlement of Aboriginal land claims has been one of the most substantive...
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CBC – Dawson City miners wary of UNESCO World Heritage bid. Desigination would see Klondike area recognised by the United Nations for its history and culture

An application for World Heritage status was made in January to the United Nations Educational Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), by a committee that includes representatives of the Yukon Chamber of Mines and the Klondike Placer Miners’ Association. If granted, it...
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BiV – B.C. mining industry ‘cautiously optimistic’ about outlook: PwC.

BiV – B.C. mining industry ‘cautiously optimistic’ about outlook: PwC. By Emma Crawford Hampel  The mining industry in British Columbia recorded its highest net revenue since 2012 last year, according to a PwC Canada report released May 16, and this has led the industry to feel...
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Whitehorse Star – Claim fee relief comes with latest extended staking ban: minister. Along with extending the ban on staking mineral claims in Kaska traditional territory

By Chuck Tobin: Along with extending the ban on staking mineral claims in Kaska traditional territory, the government has extended the relief on collecting fees for existing claims, says the minister of Energy, Mines and Resources. Ranj Pillai told Yukon Party critic Scott Kent...
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