In a recent story we reported that Mr.
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Last July (2011) we told you about the Halalt First Nation’s win in the BC Supreme Court to protect water flow in the Chemainus River, when the BC Supreme Court ordered a halt to the use of water from the C
Several days spent at the end of September at UBCM,
[Update October 19th, 2011 - We have received a letter from HDI regarding this post and our new post - Ooops, HDI is more of an Uncle to Taseko - provides more current information on this situation]
A group of parents and kids in Vernon are celebrating, after School District 22 finally agreed to stop using pesticides to control dandelions and other “cosmetic pests” on school properties. After years of inaction by the School District, parents used the School Act, with help from lawyers funded through West Coast’s
The Special Committee on Cosmetic Pesticides has announced that it’s going to hold its third meeting tomorrow (October 6th and several other meeting dates have also been announced), followed by the announcement that
Companies that are emitting a lot of greenhouse gas emissions – including Canadian companies – should take notice of a recent court decision from the Virginia Supreme Court which suggests that their insurance coverage might not extend to lawsuits brought by the victims of climate change. The
For almost twenty years Taseko Mines Ltd.