Still No Charges for the Company Behind Canada’s Largest Mining Spill
Canada has one of the worst records on the planet for making polluters like Imperial Metals pay.
United Nations calls out Canadian mining companies for catastrophic spills
Global action and tougher rules needed to prevent toxic dam breaches, U.N. says
An Indigenous Mom Explains Why She Doesn’t Register Her Kids with the Government
We talked to Kanahus Manuel about raising her four "freedom babies" without money, medical coverage, or education controlled by the Canadian government, as well as her mission to bring back traditional midwifery.
BC’s Mount Polley Mining Disaster Blamed on Crappy Laws According to New Report
First Nations are still dealing with the impact of all that mining waste flowing into their water source.
A ‘Massive Deposit’ of Mining Waste from British Columbia’s Mount Polley Mine Spill Is Still Lingering
The 2014 spill was and remains the worst environmental mining disaster in Canadian history.
Review to Reopen Failed Mount Polley Mine Kicks Off April Fool’s Day
British Columbia's government just accepted an 'expeditious' application to get the toxic disaster site some mining permits before summer. (No, it's not a prank.)
Mount Polley Mine’s Headquarters Raided Six Months After Massive Spill
Four government agencies executed four search warrants as part of a joint investigation into the mining disaster. Meanwhile, Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC started digging.
What We Learned About Canada’s Environment in 2014
As far as Canada's federal government was concerned, the environment was a non-issue in 2014. Protesters and First Nations begged to differ. Also: Dumpcano.
Indigenous Canadians Are Blockading a Mine to Protest Pollution
A group of Tahltan First Nation elders have blocked access to the mine for the second time in two months over concerns that it will dump toxic sludge into a salmon habitat.
The Mount Polley Mine Disaster Has Produced a Mysterious, Waxy Blue Substance
Canadian authorities say there's nothing to fear about the mysterious sheen floating on Quesnel Lake, but local residents beg to differ.
The Mt Polley Mine Disaster Has Produced a Mysterious Blue Substance
In the aftermath of the Mount Polley mine disaster, scientists have discovered a mystery blue wax that stings like a jellyfish.
The Mount Polley Tailings Pond Disaster Has Sparked a First Nation Blockade
After a man-made lake full of mining waste collapsed last week, BC Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett compared the disaster to an avalanche.