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Brent Patterson | Major concerns are being raised about the waterways threatened in British Columbia by mining.
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John Bonnar | April 29 was a national day of action to stop the reopening of the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia.
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Stephen Leahy | Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation in British Columbia has won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity mine.
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Leila Darwish | Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the ongoing Mount Polley Mine disaster, will be seeking the final permit to open its controversial Red Chris Mine in the Sacred Headwaters of B.C.
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Scott Neigh | Kanahus Manuel talks about the struggle by the Secwepemc Nation and its allies to defend the land and assert their nationhood after the massive Mount Polley tailings pond spill.
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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.
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Cara McKenna | If oil spills in Canada who will protect the wildlife? Certainly not the government! The recent Mount Polley Mine breach illustrates that when utilizing natural resources, wildlife is just in the way.
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Iglika Ivanova | In the wake of the Mount Polley Mine spill, it's time to reconsider the dangers of deregulation more broadly and rebuild government's capacity to effectively protect the public interest.
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John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with United Steelworkers's Stephen Hunt, Director, District 3 – Western Canada, about the spill's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.
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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.
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Carissa Thorpe | The Salish Sea Summer Gathering brought together people in B.C. protesting Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline and the recent tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine.