Podcast
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Redeye Collective | The failure of the dam on the Mount Polley tailings pond led to one of the largest environmental disasters in B.C.'s history.
News
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Alyse Kotyk | Secwepemc Women's Warrior Society and Ancestral Pride officially launched the Imperial No More Campaign against Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the 2014 Mount Polley disaster.
Blog
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David Suzuki | Canada's mining industry and its regulators must do a better job of managing risk, with stronger environmental assessments, adequate financial bonds and recognition of First Nations' rights and title.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Two activists from Vancouver Island travelled to a Secwepemc camp at Mount Polley to bear witness to the destruction following the collapse in August of the dam holding back a tailings pond.
Blog
Leila Darwish | As the mining company and government make assurances about the safety and containment of the spill, distrust and concern amongst the local communities runs high.
Blog
David Suzuki | Can we learn from the Mount Polley disaster, even in the face of unprecedented dismantling of Canada's environmental regulations and decreased funding for monitoring and enforcement?
Columnists
Harsha Walia | The mining industry is a key example of Canada's colonial and capitalist foundations, devastating the environment, dispossessing communities, and committing egregious human rights violations.
Blog
Carol Linnitt | Residents in Likely, B.C. are concerned about drinking water affected by Mount Polley mining waste even after a water use ban was lifted for areas downstream of Quesnel Lake.