Tsilhqot’in Commend Federal Intervention to Permanently Stop Taseko Mines Limited’s Drilling Program at Teztan Biny

McColl Magazine - Tsilhqot’in Commend Federal Government for Seeking Permanent End to Drilling: WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - Aug. 15, 2017 – The Ts^ilhqot’in Nation welcomes news that the Federal Government has commenced its own court action to permanently prohibit Taseko Mines Limited (“Taseko”) from carrying out its drilling program at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake).   As a result of the Federal Government’s intervention, and a commitment from Taseko that it will not proceed with the drilling program at this time, the BC Supreme Court has withheld its decision on the interlocutory injunction application argued by the Tsilhqot’in two weeks ago.

Wildfire Protection Planning in B.C.'s Devastated Forests

Wildfire Protection Planning in B.C.'s Devastated ForestsAs the fires continue to burn across B.C. and folks in far away places like USA are complaining about the excessive smoke, it's time to consider what the hell happened this summer to make this province go up in flames. As of August 8, 2017, "Wildfires are continuing to tear through British Columbia one month after the provincial government declared a state of emergency. Skrepnek said the province has seen 904 fires since April 1 and most of the major blazes wreaking havoc are ones that prompted the state of emergency declaration July 7," source, Times Colonist (http://www.timescolonist.com/news/b-c-wildfires-news-roundup-air-quality-interactive-map-fire-danger-1.1992958