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.
Canadian authorities say there's nothing to fear about the mysterious sheen floating on Quesnel Lake, but local residents beg to differ.
Reporting From the First Nations Resistance Camp That's Evicting Mining Companies Around Mount Polley
After a man-made lake full of mining waste spilled in British Columbia in early August, locals have been up in arms about the residual damage caused. We visited an active First Nations mining resistance camp that sits eight kilometres away from the...
In the aftermath of the Mount Polley mine disaster, scientists have discovered a mystery blue wax that stings like a jellyfish.
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...
Last Monday, a dam holding waste from the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in the remote Cariboo region of British Columbia broke.
Last Monday, a "tailings pond" dam holding waste from the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia broke, spilling billions of gallons of toxic sludge out into pristine lakes and streams. Environmentalists say these dams are disasters in...