September 13th, 2021 | By BC Mining Law Reform, MiningWatch Canada Context: On September 13th, the Mining Association of Canada presented its ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ (TSM) standard at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade in a talk entitled “Critical Minerals, Canadian Advantage.” MiningWatch Canada and the BC Mining Law Reform (BCMLR) network released this backgrounder on… Read more »
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 Poll Shows Strong Support to Reform Mining, Create New Protected Areas in B.C.
See also the answers provided to our network by each of the main political parties on mining reforms in B.C.: NDP | LIB | GREEN October 21, 2020 (Smithers/Vancouver) – Four out of five British Columbians (80%) would support the BC government creating more protected areas with Indigenous peoples to meet the target of protecting… Read more »
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 »