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EVENT MARCH 29: TWO NATIONS ONE STRUGGLE

Forum featuring: Marilyn Baptiste, council of Xeni Gwet’in, Tsilhqot’in Nation, speaking on Tsilhqot’in resistance to Taseko’s proposed mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) Marilyn Baptiste is a member of Xeni Gwet’in, one of the communities of the Tsilhqot’in Nation, whose territory largely … Continue reading

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Wed Aug 21st: Stand in Solidarity with the Tahltan people against open pit coal

From the call to action: This Wednesday August 21 at 12:15 at Hornby and Robson (downtown Vancouver) there will be a gathering in solidarity to support the Tahltan people against Fortune Minerals. Currently the Tahltan have a protest camp in the … 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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Corporations fill Liberal coffers (Vancouver Sun)

Sun article detailing corporate lobbying and extensive donations to BC’s Liberal party. Among the top donors are Vancourver-based miners Tech Resources and Goldcorp.   [From the article by Gordon Hoekstra:] ….Why do these corporations give, and why so much? The companies are … Continue reading

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CoalWatch | Comox Valley (website)

Website of a Comox Valley society opposing Compliance Energy’s proposed Raven Underground Coal Mine Project near Fanny Bay, Vancouver Island: CoalWatch

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Teztan Biny-Fish Lake: Protection of our homeland and water (website)

Tsilhqot’in Nation website calling for protection of their homeland and water from Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed Prosperity / New Prosperity projects.   Teztan Biny | Fish Lake: Protection of our homeland and water [From the website]: 10 Reasons to Reject “New” … Continue reading

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Exporting carbon: Canada’s new asbestos? (FOCUS online)

Article detailing problems with various Canadian schemes to produce and export more carbon, including Compliance Coal’s proposed Raven Underground Coal project near Fanny Bay.   [From the article by Briony Penn:] …But the Raven project wouldn’t be producing just coal. … 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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TODAY! Mon Jan 14: ENBRIDGE NOISE DEMO! No Consent? No Pipelines! No Tar Sands! No Climate Crimes!

[Rising Tide Call out:] Enbridge Joint Review Panel comes to Vancouver and… WE SAY NO! ENBRIDGE NOISE DEMO! No Consent? No Pipelines! No Tar Sands! No Climate Crimes! Monday January 14th @ 5:00 pm Victory Square, Cambie & Hastings Street … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Teztan Biny / Fish Lake (Council of Canadians)

Background, videos, media and reports about the Tsilhqot’in peoples’ struggle to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake). Compiled by the Council of Canadians: [From the page:] Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) The  Council of Canadians stands with the Tsilhqot’in National Government in  rejecting … Continue reading

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