Category Archives: Imperial Metals

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

2019 BC Mining Resisters of the Year: Awards and Counter Gala

May 1, 2019, unceded traditional territories of the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Stó:lō (Stolo), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples. On May 1 as millions around the world rallied against corporate power on International Workers’ Day, the Mining Justice Alliance (MJA) … Continue reading

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Mining Resisters of the Year: Secwepemc communities impacted by Mt. Polley mine

BC Mining Resisters: Secwepemc communities in struggle against the Mt. Polley mine and disaster Location: Mount Polley Mine, unceded Secwepemc territory, Colonial BC Mining Company:  Imperial Metals Written By: Chanelle Gauthier Last year we honored Kanahus for efforts of resisting … Continue reading

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BC Mining Resisters of the Year: Kanahus Manuel (Secwepemc territories)

Every year in May, the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) holds the “BC Mining Person of the Year Award” gala. Illustrious past winners include Pierre Lebel of Imperial Metals (Mount Polley Mine) and John McManus of Taseko Mines (New Prosperity Mine). … Continue reading

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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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