Dilution is not the solution

Dilution is Not the Solution – Mining Pollution, Compliance and Recognizing Indigenous Laws to Protect Watersheds

Join the Webinar on May 12th 2021 | Noon (Vancouver/Seattle) | 3pm (Toronto/NewYork) | Register Here Featuring: Tŝilhqot’in Nation’s legal challenge against Gibraltar Mine (Taseko Mines) Nadleh Whut’en & Stellat’en First Nations’ successful efforts at Endako Mine (Centerra Gold / Thompson Creek Metals) With: Chief Francis Laceese (Tl’esqox Nation) Chief Larry Nooski (Nadleh Whut’en Nation)… Read more »

New Map Shows Dozens of Mine Pollution Threats in BC

[Facts & Highlights Below] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 19th, 2021 (Vancouver/Terrace) – Today, SkeenaWild and the BC Mining Law Reform network released new maps (here & here) pointing to over a hundred known and potentially contaminated mine waste sites that threaten to pollute waters, fish habitat and communities across the province. Concerns over mining have… Read more »

Polluters Should Pay: Apply the Campsite Rule to Mining Companies

Thank you to sign the petition now and share this video widely (on facebook or youtube) One of the things most British Columbians can agree on is that the polluter should actually pay. We recently conducted a poll that shows 90% of us want mining companies to clean up the environmental messes they make. Right… Read more »

Fish Lake - Taseko Mine Project @vancouversun

Supreme Court of Canada Confirms End “New Prosperity” Mine Project

Source: MiningWatch Canada (photo @TNG) In a victory for the Tŝilhqot’in Nation, but also for the integrity of environmental assessment processes, the Supreme Court of Canada today dismissed Taseko Mines Ltd.’s application for leave to appeal last year’s Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) ruling about the federal assessment of Taseko’s proposed New Prosperity copper-gold mine in Tŝilhqot’in territory in… Read more »