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My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...example. In addition to receiving environmental assessment approvals from both the B.C. provincial and Canadian federal governments, Pretium has concluded a cooperation and benefits agreement with the Nisga'a Nation. Perhaps it shouldn't...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...especially as British Columbia continues to develop its mining potential."It would be nice if they (the Canadian federal government) would get engaged, and I think it's important that they do, but at the same time, we can't wait for...
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...the tailings breach)," Lynch said. "That dam had approval, too, by both British Columbia and the (Canadian) federal government, and it failed... We don't want that to happen here. That's what this is about."? Juneau Empire...
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...with the project; the EAO found only one. The Canadian federal government rejected the mine's application for a second...each said the EAO is working closely with the Canadian federal government on KSM.In line with Premier Clark's request...
Group: Approval of Northern Gateway pipeline not worth the risk

...Raincoast Conservation Foundation in response to the Canadian federal government's announcement this week rubber stamping the...addition, the report stated Enbridge and the Canadian federal government dismiss consequences to wild salmon based on...
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

Canadian officials this week announced the start of a new 30-day public comment period on the Canadian federal government's environmental assessment of the controversial Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell mine proposal. In their assessment...
Fisheries Managers in Alaska

...and the Alaska Peninsula to the state. Southeast king salmon troll fisheries are managed by the U.S. and Canadian federal governments under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.Board of Fisheries: A seven-member board comprised of laypeople with fisheries...
Juneau flashmobs support indigenous rights movement

...Keen handed out pamphlets written by Taiaiake Alfred and Tobold Rollo of Victoria, B.C., calling on the Canadian federal government to devolve powers to the First Nations and "acknowledge the systematic nature of Canada's colonial past...
Mounties to increase scrutiny on the border

...created after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon. After the attacks, the Canadian federal government put more than a half-billion dollars into the RCMP to improve national security. After a winter of recruiting...
Fishermen eye looming mine deadline

...Resources all plan to comment to Canadian federal regulators on the project by Friday. Following that, the Canadian federal government will decide whether to certify the project, setting the stage for final permitting. "We want to make sure...


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