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B.C. First Nations leaders upset after Victoria extends mine permit without consultation

B.C. upholds certificates for controversial Prosperity, Tulsequah mines

Taku River Valley, Tlingit territory.

Taku River Valley, Tlingit territory, area in which the Tulsequah Chief Mine is being established.

The Globe and Mail, Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015

Taseko mine near Fish Lake rejected by federal government

Fish Lake, targeted by Taseko's proposed mine.

Fish Lake, targeted by Taseko’s proposed mine.

APTN National News, Feb 27, 2014

The Harper government has again rejected a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine in British Columbia that threatened to destroy a lake sacred to the Tsilhqot’in nation. Read the rest of this entry

Tsilhqot’in declare victory against Taseko’s B.C. mine

Proposed New Prosperity mine would have signficant effects on Fish Lake, report concludes

Tsilhqot'in protest against Taseko Prosperity Mine.

Tsilhqot’in protest against Taseko Prosperity Mine.

CBC News, Nov 01, 2013

First Nations leaders in B.C. are declaring victory after a new environmental report concluded Taseko’s New Prosperity mine proposal poses “significant adverse environmental effects”.

Coun. Marilyn Baptiste, secretary-treasurer of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, said, “We are victorious!” in a statement issued late Thursday night after the report was released. Read the rest of this entry