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Archives: March 2012
Page: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
Real and potential threats to our water resources are increasing by our own government's weakened environmental protection regulations. It's somewhat ironic that Canada Water Week ends with it the Wilderness Committee's response to the law suit against them made by Taseko Mine. On filing their ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Mar 23, 2012 11:37
Categories: Fish Lake | Tags: Fish Lake, Mining, water
How far will FONV supporters go? Kaite S. is running the Toronto Half Marathon in May to raise funds to support our work in defending the wild horses and their habitat. A long time supporter, Kaite decided she wanted to do more. "Hey everyone! I have decided to run the Toronto ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Mar 23, 2012 11:05
Categories: Wild Horses | Tags: fundraising
The final EIS Guidelines for the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project have now been released and can be viewed online at: "New Prosperity" Guidelines. All public comments and submissions that were made regarding the Terms of Reference and the Environmental Impact Statement ...
Posted by: Admin. Friday Mar 23, 2012 10:52
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Fish Lake, Taseko, Teztan Biny
According to a document leaked last week, the federal government is now planning to remove the protection of fish habitat from the Fisheries Act. This change will be added to the new omnibus budget which is being released next week. It is our understanding that these changes are being made at ...
Posted by: Admin. Monday Mar 19, 2012 18:53
Categories: Fisheries Act, DFO | Tags: habitat protection, water
Throughout Canada, First Nations are facing down mining companies over projects planned in their territories In northwestern Ontario, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation is working to halt Gods Lake Resources and their Sherman Lake Gold Project. In British Columbia, the ...
Posted by: Admin. Tuesday Mar 06, 2012 12:20
Categories: Mining | Tags:
Today the Tsilhqot'in National Government issued a news release in response to Taseko Mine's defamation suit against the Wilderness Committee, launched late last week. TŜILHQOT’IN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 253 – 4th Avenue North Williams Lake, BC V2G 4T4 Phone (250) ...
Posted by: Admin Monday Mar 05, 2012 14:44
Categories: Taseko, Tsilhqot'in | Tags: Prosperity Mine, Taseko, TNG
From the Winnipeg Free Press: B.C. mining company sues environmental advocacy group for defamation VANCOUVER - Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) has filed a lawsuit against a vocal critic of one of its mining projects over what the company alleges are misleading and defamatory statements. Taseko ...
Posted by: Admin. Thursday Mar 01, 2012 19:11
Categories: Taseko | Tags: Mining, Prosperity Mine