Tag: aboriginal rights & title
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
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 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
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
The newly rebranded “New Prosperity” is, once again, entering a risky venture that depends on the Crown’s ability to claim exclusive ownership over the land.
The July 2, 2010 federal panel report highlighted the potential infringement of aboriginal rights and title. Legally, ...
Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 15, 2011 08:55
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: aboriginal rights & title