My Caribou Now – Feds intervene to permanently stop Taseko Mines Limited’s drilling program at Teztan Biny

The Federal Government has commenced its own court action to permanently prohibit Taseko Mines Limited (“Taseko”) from carrying out its drilling program at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake). The Federal Government filed a petition in the BC Supreme Court on August 10, asserting th...
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TNG NR: Tŝilhqot’in Commend Federal Intervention to Permanently Stop Taseko Mines Limited’s Drilling Program at Teztan Biny

 Williams Lake, B.C. – The Tŝilhqot’in Nation welcomes news that the Federal Government has commenced its own court action to permanently prohibit Taseko Mines Limited (“Taseko”) from carrying out its drilling program at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake). As a result of the Federal...
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Mount Polley: Vancouver Sun – B.C.’s environmental assessment regime needs overhaul

By Gavin Smith, WCEL. B.C.’s new government is already seeing proof that it made the right move when it committed to reform environmental assessment and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Taseko Mines’ New Prosperity mine proposal, back...
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iHeart Radio – More needs to be done to protect areas affected by mining: advocacy groups

A delegation of regional and national Indigenous and advocacy groups are in Saint Andrews this week as Canada’s energy ministers meet for their annual conference. They want to tell the ministers that more needs to be done to protect the environment and communities affected...
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Mining.com – These are the mining sector’s suggestions to the Canadian government.

By Valentina Ruiz. The Mining Association of Canada together with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada issued a press release Mondayhighlighting the topics the industry would like government officials to address during the Energy and Mines Ministers’ annual...
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NR – Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining”

ST-ANDREWS, NB, Aug. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – As Energy & Mines Ministers from across Canada meet today under the theme of ‘Clean Growth’ for their annual conference in St-Andrews, New Brunswick, a delegation of regional and national Indigenous and advocacy groups,...
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Globe and Mail – B.C. environmental group urges stop to Ajax Mine project over water-safety concerns. By Mike Hager.

An environmental group is asking the local bureaucrat in charge of Kamloops’ drinking water to stop a controversial billion-dollar mining project that could soon be approved by the provincial government. The University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre mailed a letter to the...
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CFCJ – Has anybody been listening to us on Ajax?

KAMLOOPS —  There’s enough in the joint federal-provincial report on Ajax to make you wonder whether anybody in senior government bureaucracies has been listening. The book-length report, entitled the Joint Federal Comprehensive Study/ Provincial Assessment Report, released this...
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