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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...
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...
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...
State | Local
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...
My Turn: A cautionary 'tail' 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...
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...
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...
Alaska plans to revisit stalled ferry project later

...a state official said Thursday.The state canceled bids for the project Wednesday. A few days earlier, the Canadian government signed an order that would have blocked the project - which is on land the state leases at Prince Rupert, British...
State | AK legislature
Canada threatens to block project over US steel requirements

JUNEAU - The Canadian government has signed an order that would block the state of Alaska from updating a ferry terminal unless the two sides resolve an ongoing...
KSM moves forward

JUNEAU - The Canadian government is allowing a proposed open-pit mine near the southeast Alaska...Transboundary Mining Working Group, said she was disappointed in the Canadian government's decision. But she said it wouldn't stop opponents...


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