Tahltan First Nation
"It's hard to ignore what harm there is in presenting the identity of indigenous women as hypersexual, passive beings."
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collapse of a man-made lake full of mining waste in BC last week sparked outrage among environmentalists the world over. Now a First Nations group in a town 12 hours north has established a blockade at a separate mining development owned by the...