The bulk of the province’s new resource industry jobs will be in the Lower Mainland, not rural areas.
Despite failing two environmental assessments in a row over its controversial Prosperity mine near Williams Lake, B.C., Taseko Mines Ltd. raised eyebrows when it fired a rare shot at the federal regulator, claiming its decision was flawed.
Blockaders in Tahltan Nation issued an eviction notice to Fortune Minerals on Aug. 14 over the firm’s proposed $10-billion open-pit coal mine in what they say could destroy three northern B.C. rivers vital to their culture and lands.
On June 19, long-time Member of Parliament, one-time Liberal Party chief, and former NDP provincial premier Bob Rae revealed he would be stepping down in order to negotiate on behalf of nine First Nations over the region’s resource development.
First Nations from across the province gathered on Musqueam territory to mark World Water Day March 22, launching discussions on a new B.C. declaration on the protection of water.
While the B.C. government celebrates its win of a national environmental award for a pact that protects the province’s Sacred Headwaters region, the leader of a group that shared the honours criticized ongoing proposals for coal mines in the area.
Her parents met around Wounded Knee and later fought a mining company. Today, Eriel Deranger has returned to Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation to take on the world’s largest industrial project.
Group sends letters to companies to ‘end unjust mining’ and honour victims.
For today’s Continental Day of Action Against Canadian Mega Resource Extraction, the Left Coast Post speaks with three Indigenous land defenders in B.C.
The head of Compliance Energy Corp. said his firm’s proposed Raven Underground Coal Project, in Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley, will not harm the environment.