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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

Canada Water Week

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

Running for the Wild Horses

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

Release of final EIS Guidelines for the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project

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

No protection for fish habitat?

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

First Nations Face Down Mining Interests

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
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Taseko Mine's Libel Chill Bid to Silence Opposition Won't Work

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

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