CBC –  Don’t rule out Kamloops’ Ajax mine just yet, expert says. The years-long approval process for controversial mine may continue

By Roshini Nair,  Opponents of a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine near Kamloops, B.C. have lauded the province’s decision to withhold an environmental assessment certificate, but an expert says it might be too early for them to celebrate. Mining law specialist...
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DeSmog –  Mining Company Loses 5-Year B.C. Lawsuit Meant to ˜Silence Critics”. By Judith Lavoie. The Wilderness Committee has won a landmark defamation case brought against it by Taseko Mines Ltd. but, despite the win, the non-profit environmental group will suffer...
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Globe and Mail –  Gold mine case bolsters Indigenous rights in Brazil. By Stephanie Nolen. A Brazilian appeals court has upheld the suspension of a key licence for Toronto-based Belo Sun Mining Corp., which hopes to build Brazil’s largest open-pit gold mine in the...
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CBC – Elkford Mayor, CAO visit Colombian town on mining mentorship. Pair travel south as part of Federal mining town liaison program.

By Alexandra Heck. Despite being on different continents, La Guajira, Columbia and Elkford share at least one commonality: coal mining. During a recent trip to the South American country, Mayor Dean McKerracher offered his mentorship in attempts to bridge gaps between local...
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