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Award for Chief Marilyn

Congratulations to Chief Marilyn Baptiste as one of two indigenous women to receive the "Activist of the Year" award from the Council of Canadians in Nanaimo, B.C.  Chief Marilyn accepted the award on behalf of herself and the Xeni Gwet'in and Tsilhqot'in governments in their ...

Posted by: Admin. Monday Nov 05, 2012 11:44
Categories: Environment, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: activism, awards, Marilyn Baptiste

Tsilhqot’in Applaud Affirmation of Aboriginal Rights by BC Court of Appeal

Vancouver, B.C., June 27, 2012: The Tsilhqot’in Nation has never ceded nor surrendered our title and rights and this point was proven today. Since before the time of contact we have protected and defended our lands, waters and territories. “Taking our fight to the B.C. Court ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 28, 2012 11:05
Categories: Court case, TNG, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Brittany Triangle, court case, rights and title

Tsilhqot'in Confident that New Panel's Work will Result in Rejection of New Prosperity Mine

The Tsilhqot'in National Government confirm their position that the CEAA Panel appointed to the hearings for the "New" Prosperity Mine will find that the mine cannot be approved. TŜILHQOT’IN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 253 – 4th Avenue North Williams Lake, BC ...

Posted by: Admin Friday May 11, 2012 09:38
Categories: TNG | Tags: CEAA, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in

CEAA Announces Panel Members, TOR and Guidelines for New Prosperity Mine

May, 9th, 2012. The Honourable Peter Kent, federal Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) announced today the establishment of a three-member review panel for the federal environmental assessment of the proposed New ...

Posted by: admin. Wednesday May 09, 2012 13:19
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Prosperity Mine

Liberals Denounce Taseko's Attempts to "Fix" Hearings

For Immediate Release May 3, 2012 Liberals Denounce Attempts to Limit Aboriginal Participation in Environmental Review Process OTTAWA— Aboriginal peoples have a right to fully participate in all federal environmental assessments that could affect their way of life and any attempt by ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Thursday May 03, 2012 16:57
Categories: Taseko | Tags: aboriginal, Ottawa, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in

Taskeo Mines slammed for offensive attack on Aboriginal participation in Prosperity Mine review

In response to the letter written by Taseko Mines' Russell Hallbauer, the Tsilhqot'in National Government issued a Press Release condemning the letter as "deeply offensive": Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Tuesday May 01, 2012 14:22
Categories: TNG | Tags: aboriginal, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in

Taseko Letter to Harper Government Released under Freedom of Information Act

A letter from Taseko Mines Limited President and CEO, Russell Hallbauer, was made public this week.  The letter was obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and shared with the media by Bob Simpson, B.C. Independent MLA for Cariboo North. The letter was written last November, 2011, ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Tuesday May 01, 2012 14:02
Categories: Taseko | Tags: aboriginal, Prosperity Mine

Quote: We are not backing down.

In the first meeting between the Tsilhqot'in people and a Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Tsilhqot'in National Government chair Joe Alphonse let the federal government know that he opposes the proposed New Prosperity Mine.  “We’re in for a fight, we’re not backing ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Thursday Apr 19, 2012 11:19
Categories: Prosperity | Tags: Ottawa, Taseko, TNG

Taseko Mines' PR Campaign Will NOT Save Teztan Biny

Tsilhqot'in National Government issued a News Release stating that the "New" Prosperity Mine project will NOT save Teztan Biny/Fish Lake as claimed by Taseko Mines.  Of major concern, besides the potential loss of Teztan Biny and the known loss of Yanah Biny (Little Fish Lake), is ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Monday Apr 16, 2012 14:29
Categories: TNG | Tags: Fish Lake, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny

Proposed New Prosperity Mine puts Grizzlies at Risk.

381 grizzly bears were shot in B.C. in 2011. Faisal Moola, director of terrestrial conservation for the David Suzuki Foundation, said the increase in grizzly deaths occurs while the species' habitat is at risk from massive private-sector development projects. He singled out Taseko's New ...

Posted by: Admin. Friday Mar 30, 2012 13:45
Categories: Grizzly | Tags: bears, Chilcotin, Mining

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