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'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...hide under her seat. She didn't get to see her parents or home again for three years, she said, because the Canadian government wouldn't pay for her return trip.At the school, Emma Shorty said, the children often didn't have enough to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/sharing-our-knowledge-conference-highligh
Art
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...federal U.S. environmental representatives, the general public and tribal citizens, as well as with B.C. and Canadian government officials. Even though an environmental assessment certificate has been granted for KSM, additional detailed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/my-turn-its-time-better-dialogue-mini
Opinion
BC, Alaska to draft MOU for mine processes

...make sure State Department officials keep updated on the issue.For his part, Bennett said he welcomes federal Canadian government help if it is necessary.One way the government may get involved, he said, is the issue of compensation to Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/bc-alaska-draft-mou-mine-processes
State | Local
My Turn: A cautionary 'tail'

...construction of the mine should not proceed until there was a level of risk acceptable to both the U.S. and Canadian governments.That mine was never built, and Montana and BC citizens forced BC (in 2010) to prohibit mining in the entire...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/my-turn-cautionary-tail
Opinion
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...stakeholders and the government, and government inspectors will inspect the mine regularly."The British Columbia and Canadian governments seem to be glossing over the Mount Polley disaster by ignoring the recommendations of mining experts who studied...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/mount-polley-re-open-after-last-year
Outdoors
My turn: Mine development in British Columbia raises concerns

...Alaskans. Our concerns should be taken to the Canadian government without being watered down by the Department of Natural Resources. It is well known by all that the Canadian government does not have comparable water quality and mining...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-29/my-turn-mine-development-british-colu
Opinion
My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott have strongly advocated safe development. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has also called on the Canadian government to ensure the state has a "seat at the table," our concerns are addressed, and our rights are upheld under...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-red-chris-mine-poses-great-ri
Opinion
Murkowski spokesman: Plans for 24-hour crossings at Hyder

JUNEAU - A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the Canadian government plans to allow for 24-hour crossings at the border of Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, British Columbia.Murkowski spokesman Matthew...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/murkowski-spokesman-plans-24-hour-cross
State
Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...killing a U.S. soldier will be released on bail Thursday after a judge refused a last-ditch attempt by the Canadian government to keep him imprisoned.Court of Appeal Jutice Myra Bielby rejected the government's emergency request to stop...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-08/canadian-judge-oks-bail-ex-gitmo-inma
Not For Web
House urges open border in Hyder

...unanimously passed a resolution Monday night urging the Canadian government to resonsider closing its border with the Alaskan...from midnight to 8 a.m. every night, with the Canadian government citing budgetary restraints as the reason for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14/house-urges-open-border-hyder
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