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Busting British Columbia’s ‘Sustainable’ Mining Myths – Backgrounder

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

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 »