Tsilhqot’in National Government denounces BC Minister of Mines’ call for “development at any cost”

Federal Panel report warns of “high magnitude, long term, irreversible” impacts on the environment and on Tsilhqot’in people and culture July 5, 2010, Williams Lake – The Tsilhqot’in National Government denounces the BC Minister of Mines’ call for federal approval of the proposed...
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CEAA JULY 2 REPORT

OTTAWA – July 2, 2010 – The federal Panel reviewing the proposed Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project today announced that it is submitting its report and recommendations to the federal Minister of the Environment and to the Ministers of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Transport...
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HLS Human Rights Clinic study shows need for legal reform in British Columbia

The special rights guaranteed to First Nations receive inadequate attention in British Columbia when compared to mining interests, the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at Harvard Law School said in a report released on June 7. The report, Bearing the Burden: The Effects...
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Harvard Summary: The Effects Of Mining On First Nations In British Columbia

BEARING THE BURDEN International Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School SUMMARY Rich in mineral resources, the traditional lands of First Nations in British Columbia (B.C.) have been targets of Canada’s active mining industry. Mining provides important revenue for the province,...
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First Nations’ Rights Need More Protection from Mining Activities. Study Shows Need for Legal Reform in British Columbia

(Cambridge, MA, June 7, 2010) – The special rights guaranteed to First Nations receive inadequate attention in British Columbia when compared to mining interests, the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at Harvard Law School said in a report released today. The report,...
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