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    Red Chris Mine- First Nations win round 1 with Imperial Metals in court

    Red Chris Mine: First Nations win round 1 with Imperial Metals in court

    BC First Nations added a small but potentially significant notch to their legal winning streak yesterday, with a temporary victory over Red Chris Mine developer Imperial Metals in BC Supreme Court.


    Imperial Metals asks court to remove Red Chris Mine blockade

    Imperial Metals asks court to remove Red Chris Mine blockade

    Imperial Metals is in court today, seeking an injunction to remove a First Nations blockade against the company's Red Chris Mine - established in the wake of its Mount Polley disaster.



    First-Nations-to-Ottawa--Scrap-Site-C-Dam-or-LNG-is-a-no-go

    First Nations to Ottawa: Scrap Site C Dam or LNG is a no-go

    On the eve of the federal Cabinet's decision ont the proposed Site C Dam, BC First Nations chiefs are giving Ottawa an ultimatum: reject the project or there will be no LNG industry.


    Christy Clark- Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot'in case

    Christy Clark: Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot’in case, Aboriginal title – Chiefs cautiously optimistic

    Video of the historic meeting between the premier of BC and First Nations leaders - featuring Christy Clark, Tsilhqot'in Chief Roger William and Grand Chiefs Ed John and Stewart Phillip.



    Premier's Tsilhqot'in meeting a sign of real change for BC

    Rafe: Premier’s Tsilhqot’in meeting a sign of real change for BC?

    The BC government's dramatic about-face with, signing a historic agreement with Tsilhqot'in First Nation leaders shows how much BC has changed, says Rafe Mair...Now corporations must catch up.


    Gitxsan Nation clan closes territory to LNG, blockades Petronas pipeline

    Gitxsan clan closes territory to LNG, blockades Petronas pipeline

    Hereditary chiefs of the Luutkudziiwus clan of the Gitxsan Nation have closed access to their territory for LNG development, as they blockade Petronas' proposed pipeline.



    First Nation evicts Imperial Metals from proposed mine site

    The Neskonlith Indian Band has issued an eviction notice to Mount Polley owner Imperial Metals over working in their territory regarding a proposed zinc-lead mine.


    Tahltan renew pressure on Imperial Metals' Red Chris Mine in wake of Mount Polley

    Tahltan renew pressure on Imperial Metals’ Red Chris Mine in wake of Mount Polley

    Mount Polley owner Imperial Metals faces renewed pressure from Tahltan First Nations over Red Chris Mine, which lacks permits for its proposed tailings pond.



    To the ends of the Arctic

    To the ends of the Arctic: The new frontier of extreme energy

    Documentary filmmaker David Lavallee on his recent journey to the Canadian Arctic, which faces mounting pressure for seismic testing and extreme energy development.


    First Nation slams coverup of mercury poisoning report

    First Nation slams coverup of mercury poisoning report

    A northern Ontario First Nation says an unreleased report shows the federal and provincial governments failed to properly address widespread mercury poisoning among its members.