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