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Letters & News

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

Category: Prosperity Mine

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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


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:


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


B.C. mining company wants aboriginal 'spirituality' ignored in project review

Taseko Mines Ltd. is pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C. interior By PETER O'NEIL, Vancouver Sun OTTAWA --- A Vancouver company pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C. ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Apr 30, 2012 17:29
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Taseko Mines


Taseko Mines threatens court action, putting a damper on public debate

Western Wilderness Committee March 2, 2012: Taseko Mines filed a Notice of Civil Claim against the Wilderness Committee yesterday afternoon for what the mining company says is a series of false and defamatory statements concerning Taseko and its proposed gold-copper mine at Little Fish Lake and ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday Mar 02, 2012 08:07
Categories: Prosperity Mine | Tags: Legal action, Taseko Mines, Wilderness Committee


Tsilhqot'in determined to fight "NEW" Prosperity Proposal

Tsilhqot’in Territory, February 29, 2012: After a series of recent community meetings, the Tsilhqot’in Nation has reinforced its determination to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) and the surrounding area from the threat of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s (TML) proposed “new” ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 29, 2012 09:36
Categories: Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval, Tsilhqot'in National Government


Taseko reaches deal with B.C. first nation to conduct tests at site

By FIONA ANDERSON, Vancouver Sun Taseko Mines and the Tsilhqot’in Nation have agreed to a compromise that will let Taseko do some work on the site of its proposed $1-billion New Prosperity mine without interference. Last October, the province of British Columbia granted Taseko ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Feb 28, 2012 16:50
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: exploration approval


Chief Marilyn Baptiste blocking mining project to protect future, she says

By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun During a break in the week long B.C. Supreme Court hearing over the fate of the $3 billion Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet’in chief Marilyn Baptiste, walks out of the Hornby Street courthouse and joins a group of eight supporters singing a traditional ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Nov 28, 2011 10:08
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs



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