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Below are letters to the editor, newspaper articles and media releases regarding Fish Lake / Prospertity Mine Project

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Tsilhqot’in Nation Welcomes Recognition of Full Aboriginal Title for the First time in Canadian History

The Tsilhqot’in Nation welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision overruling the BC Court of Appeal’s judgment on Aboriginal title. The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the 2007 ruling of the BC Supreme Court and declared Aboriginal title to approximately 2000 km2 in the heart ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 26, 2014 19:38
Categories: First Nations, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, rights and title


NEW PROSPERITY MINE REJECTION

Friends of Nemaiah Valley Media Release Today the Minister of the Environment, Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, issued a decision statement regarding the New Prosperity Mine in British Columbia's Chilcotin district, concluding that “the New Prosperity Mine project is likely to cause significant ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 26, 2014 21:16
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment


B.C. Politicians’ Lobbying Efforts Discrediting Provincial Commitment to First Nations, Environment

The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded today to reports that B.C. Mines Minister Bill Bennett was joining a Taseko Mines Ltd. lobbying trip to Ottawa for the controversial New Prosperity mine, continuing his promotion for this mine proposal despite a second, more scathing independent ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Dec 12, 2013 10:41
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title


Federal and Provincial Departments Refute Proponent's Claims Mine Bid is Environmentally Sound

Hello All Friends of Friends of the Nemaiah Valley; We have issued the following News Release today after following the week of technical hearings before the Panel re the New Prosperity mine hearings. Williams Lake, B.C. August 1, 2013:  Evidence from federal and provincial mining, ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Aug 01, 2013 13:04
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Environmental Assessment


Saving sacred Fish Lake - News Hour BC

Global News visits the remote, pristine lake that’s at the center of BC’s biggest resource development battle.

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jul 25, 2013 14:08
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Tsilhqot’in Nation Prepares for Public Hearings for Controversial New Prosperity Mine Proposal as Taseko Mines Ltd. Refuses to Answer Direct Requests from the Panel

The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded to today’s announcement that Panel Hearings for the New Prosperity Mine proposal will commence in 30 days, amidst continued controversy over Taseko Mines Ltd.’s refusal to provide critical information directly requested by the ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 20, 2013 15:30
Categories: CEAA, Prosperity Mine, TNG | Tags: Environmental Assessment


A massive open pit mine threatens Fish Lake, which currently contains so many rainbow trout itís been listed as one of the top ten fishing lakes in the province.

by Joe Foy The more I travel the province of British Columbia where I was born and raised, the more I am in awe of BC’s home-grown diversity. This amazing place has more wildlife species than any other province and more First Na­tions’ languages than all the rest of Canada ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Nov 22, 2012 20:20
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags:


Tsilhqot'in confident that new Panel's work will result in rejection of "New" Prosperity Mine

TSILHQOT'IN TERRITORY, BC, May 11, 2012:  The Tsilhqot'in Nation today reaffirms its position to the newly appointed "New" Prosperity Review Panel that the mine cannot be approved and that the entire credibility of Canada's environmental assessment process hangs in the balance. This ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday May 11, 2012 09:35
Categories: CEAA, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government


Appointment of Panel and release of final Terms of Reference for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project

Please be advised that the Minister of the Environment has established a three-member review panel for the federal environmental assessment of the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project in British Columbia. The Minister has also released the Panel Terms of Reference for conducting the ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday May 09, 2012 10:39
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Environmental Assessment


TML slammed for offensive attack on Aboriginal participation in Prosperity Mine review

Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper government, urging Environment Minister Kent to impose new limits on First Nations participation and remove key Aboriginal concerns from the review of its rebid Prosperity Mine proposal, ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday May 01, 2012 08:42
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government



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