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Imperial Metals Out Of Ahousaht Territory

Cat Face Mountain

Cat Face Mountain. Photo: Common Sense Canadian.

by Ancestral Pride, April 26, 2016

Out of concern for protecting Ahousaht territory from harmful resource extraction such as Imperial Metals copper mining on Chitaapii. Myself and my son Chico did a day hike up the southern peak of Catface mountain starting from Cypre Bay. As Imperial Metals is interested in three massive areas on Chitaapii, Hecate zone, Cliff face and Irishman creek.

Imperial Metals wants to utilize the Cypre Bay location as it has the infrastructure to place a work camp, first aid station, barge landing, air plane landing and boat dock. Read the rest of this entry

Imperial Metals AGM disrupted in Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories)

BC Blackout, May 31, 2013

Imperial Mines protest megaphone

Photo by Murray Bush (flux photo).

The annual general meeting of Imperial Metals in downtown Vancouver on May 29, 2013, was visited by Indigenous resisters of its proposed mining projects on un-ceded land in so-called British Columbia.

They successfully got past police into the building where the meeting was being held (Terminal City Club) to declare their messages to Imperial’s brass and investors with megaphones, before being roughed up and removed by the VPD pigs who worked as one with the building’s corporate rent-a-cops as per usual. Read the rest of this entry