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Panel Sets the Dates for New Prosperity Mine Hearings

After two rounds of asking for more information from Taseko Mines regarding the "New Prosperity" project, the Panel is now ready to proceed to the Hearings stage on July 22, 2013, in Williams Lake but not without asking Taseko, once again, to answer more Information Requests before July ...

Posted by: Admin. Thursday Jun 20, 2013 15:28
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Fish Lake, gold, Prosperity Mine, Taseko

Study says New Prosperity Mine Would Cost Taxpayers Millions in Road Costs

FONV issued a News Release today to inform the public that a study commissioned by FONV estimates that road up-grades and additional maintenance costs would cost taxpayers at least $42.2 million over the projected twenty year life-span of the proposed New Prosperity Mine in B.C.'s Chilcotin ...

Posted by: Admin. Monday Feb 04, 2013 10:14
Categories: Taseko | Tags: environment, Mining, Prosperity Mine, Research

Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Tsilhqot'in Title Case

The Supreme Court of Canada has just agreed to hear the "William case" for title over traditional Tsilhqot'in territory. In the original "William case" for rights and title in 2007, Judge Vickers ruled that the Tsilhqot'in people had proven rights to the territory ...

Posted by: Admin. Saturday Jan 26, 2013 14:16
Categories: Court case | Tags: aboriginal, Chilcotin, rights and title, Tsilhqot'in

CEAA Panel Says Too Many Deficiencies

In December, 2012, the CEAA Panel sent Taseko Mines an 80 page letter outlining 50 significant deficiencies in TML's Environmental Impact Statement, deficiencies that must be addressed before consideration of the project can continue.  This is in addition to a earlier request from the ...

Posted by: admin Saturday Jan 26, 2013 13:27
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Prosperity Mine, Taseko

Award for Chief Marilyn

Congratulations to Chief Marilyn Baptiste as one of two indigenous women to receive the "Activist of the Year" award from the Council of Canadians in Nanaimo, B.C.  Chief Marilyn accepted the award on behalf of herself and the Xeni Gwet'in and Tsilhqot'in governments in their ...

Posted by: Admin. Monday Nov 05, 2012 11:44
Categories: Environment, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: activism, awards, Marilyn Baptiste

Tsilhqot’in Applaud Affirmation of Aboriginal Rights by BC Court of Appeal

Vancouver, B.C., June 27, 2012: The Tsilhqot’in Nation has never ceded nor surrendered our title and rights and this point was proven today. Since before the time of contact we have protected and defended our lands, waters and territories. “Taking our fight to the B.C. Court ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 28, 2012 11:05
Categories: Court case, TNG, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Brittany Triangle, court case, rights and title

Tsilhqot'in Confident that New Panel's Work will Result in Rejection of New Prosperity Mine

The Tsilhqot'in National Government confirm their position that the CEAA Panel appointed to the hearings for the "New" Prosperity Mine will find that the mine cannot be approved. TŜILHQOT’IN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 253 – 4th Avenue North Williams Lake, BC ...

Posted by: Admin Friday May 11, 2012 09:38
Categories: TNG | Tags: CEAA, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in, Xeni Gwet'in

CEAA Announces Panel Members, TOR and Guidelines for New Prosperity Mine

May, 9th, 2012. The Honourable Peter Kent, federal Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) announced today the establishment of a three-member review panel for the federal environmental assessment of the proposed New ...

Posted by: admin. Wednesday May 09, 2012 13:19
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Prosperity Mine

Liberals Denounce Taseko's Attempts to "Fix" Hearings

For Immediate Release May 3, 2012 Liberals Denounce Attempts to Limit Aboriginal Participation in Environmental Review Process OTTAWA— Aboriginal peoples have a right to fully participate in all federal environmental assessments that could affect their way of life and any attempt by ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Thursday May 03, 2012 16:57
Categories: Taseko | Tags: aboriginal, Ottawa, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in

Taskeo Mines slammed for offensive attack on Aboriginal participation in Prosperity Mine review

In response to the letter written by Taseko Mines' Russell Hallbauer, the Tsilhqot'in National Government issued a Press Release condemning the letter as "deeply offensive": Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper ...

Posted by: Pat Swift Tuesday May 01, 2012 14:22
Categories: TNG | Tags: aboriginal, Prosperity Mine, Tsilhqot'in

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