The deplorable conditions in a Northern Ontario first-nations community where people are living in tents without running water, adequate heating, or sewage disposal have prompted a response from the federal government.
OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making available $110,000 under its Participant Funding Program to assist groups and individuals to participate in the environmental assessment of the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project in British Columbia.
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) contributes once again to the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF)
OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2011 /CNW/ - During its annual Mining Day on the Hill event, the Mining Association of Canada made a $2500 contribution to the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF). This builds upon the $25,000 contribution made earlier this year, for a total contribution of $27,500.
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark is about to find out her plans to chip away at the mountain of bureaucracy facing mining developments in British Columbia won't be an easy climb if environmental groups have any say in the matter.
Taseko Mines Ltd. has filed a claim in B.C. Supreme Court seeking a permanent injunction to restrain individuals from interfering with the company’s work at the New Prosperity mine site.
The B.C. government is bucking the opinion of a large majority of residents of the province with its plan to intensively expand the mining industry, says a leading environmental organization.
Bob Simpson, the independent MLA for Cariboo North is challenging the provincial government to rethink its aboriginal relations strategy if it truly wants to see mining expand in BC anytime soon.
Goldcorp said on Monday that the Quebec government has given the green light to its Eleonore project, allowing Canada’s second largest gold producer to start full construction at the mine in Northern Quebec.
The battle between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and Taseko Mines Ltd. has heated up after allegations that three members of the first nations community obstructed workers attempting to access the Prosperity mine site in northern B.C.
The Tsilhqot'in First Nation has launched a court challenge around Taseko Mines' New Prosperity mine proposal, seeking a suspension of permits granted by the B.C. government to continue exploration work.