Ottawa – Lawyers from Lenczner Slaght LLP and the uOttawa-Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic went before the Supreme Court of Canada to defend the academic authors and publisher of a book that documented the controversial activities of several high profile Canadian mining companies in Africa. Continue reading Ecojustice defends publisher against lawsuit from Canadian mining companies
Vancouver – The Wilderness Committee strongly condemned Liberal leadership hopeful Christy Clark’s suggestion, reported in a recent Globe and Mail article, that Ottawa should be pressured to approve the so-called Prosperity Mine, located on the Chilcotin Plateau west of Williams Lake, BC. The proposed Taseko Mines Inc. operation would have turned Fish Lake into a tailings pond for mine waste.
What went wrong with the Tsolum? Jack Minard, of the Tsolum River Restoration Society, gives us a brief history. We find out that the old Copper Mine wasn’t the only obstacle to rebuilding fish stocks. Continue reading What’s on: The Tsolum River Story
Medical experts working for the Quebec government’s National Public Health Institute (INSPQ) are “a little gang of Talibans”, charges Bernard Coulombe, president of the Jeffrey asbestos mine. Continue reading Quebec’s asbestos industry faces off against health experts
Fort St. James, BC – The Nak’azdli First Nation today denounced the BC government decision to grant an environmental assessment certificate … Continue reading Proposed BC mines cannot proceed without Nak’azdli First Nation
News Release from Ecojustice: Toronto, Nov 5, 2008 – Two major environmental groups released a legal report today highlighting serious … Continue reading Ending Ontario’s Mining Act misery