Category Archives: Imperial Metals

Imperial Metals is based in Vancouver:
580 Hornby Street, unit 200
www.imperialmetals.com

SAVE THE SACRED HEADWATERS – WE ALL LIVE DOWNSTREAM! (Event)

PROTEST AGAINST IMPERIAL METALS https://www.facebook.com/events/585899988176740/ The BC Government is expected to soon grant Imperial Metals a permit to discharge tailings at the Red Chris Mine site in the Sacred Headwaters area of northwestern BC. This area is one of the … Continue reading

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Grrr. Wildlife falls prey to our insatiable need for natural resources

This piece by Cara MacKenna at Rabble.ca discusses how Canada’s weak environmental laws prevent wildlife response teams from doing their job in the wake of disasters such as the Mount Polley spill. (Photo credit: The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) Despite suspected ongoing … Continue reading

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Imperial Metals’ Political Gifts to BC Liberals Total $234,000 (The Tyee)

(Photo credit: Vancouver Sun) By David P. Ball As authorities scramble to clean up one of Canada’s worst industrial disasters following the Mount Polley mine breach, cuts to mine and dam inspections since 2001 combined with Imperial Metals Corporation’s at … Continue reading

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First Nation announces blockade at new Imperial Metals mine (The Tyee)

By Kristian Secher A group of Tahltan Nation elders have blocked entry to Imperial Metals’ Red Chris mine near Iskut in northern British Columbia in response to a serious mining waste spill at the company’s Mount Polley mine. Red Chris … Continue reading

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Secwepemc and Ahoushat Reject Imperial Metals Mines & Unist’ot’en Soft Blockade

Two important actions this week and assertions of Indigenous sovereignty * Opposition at Imperial Metals AGM Members of the Neskonlith Secwepemc Nation and Ancestral Pride Ahousaht Sovereign Territory voiced opposition to Imperial Metals and made clear no mining on unceded … Continue reading

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Secwepemc Sacred Water Declaration / Opposition to Imperial

On February 8th, 2013, Secwepemc Nation made a Sacred Water Declaration in opposition to Vancouver-based Imperial Metal’s proposed Ruddock Creek mine.   [From the Declaration:] Sacred Water Declaration We are Speaking on behalf of our Nation and future generations, our … Continue reading

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