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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (All day) - 680 News
VICTORIA – British Columbia’s 2017-18 budget was announced Tuesday by Finance Minister Mike de Jong and elicited mixed reactions from interest groups across the province.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 (All day) - Richmond News
On the heels of receiving a letter from Canada’s Minister of Environment stating that the federal government would not conduct an environmental assessment of the proposed bridge to replace the George Massey Tunnel, Mayor Malcolm Brodie was hit with more — albeit expected — bad news. 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 (All day) - CHEK News
Angry protesters aren’t feeling the love this Valentine’s Day as they gather outside the B.C. Legislature.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 (All day) - CBC News Online
Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee says the investment doesn't make up for 'years of neglect'
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 (All day) - DeSmogCanada
  Two rejections by the federal government have not deterred a Vancouver mining company from again heading to court in an effort to quash Ottawa’s decision to turn down a proposal for an open-pit copper and gold mine in an area where the Tsilhqot’in Nation has established aboriginal rights.
Monday, January 30, 2017 (All day) - Globe and Mail
  The Tsilhqot’in First Nation played host to federal Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett on Friday, wrapping up her visit to their territory in B.C.’s Interior with a signing ceremony committing the two governments to reconciliation. It’s a well-timed pact, as both sides will be in court together on Monday, fighting the latest effort by Taseko Mines Ltd. to revive its proposed $1.5-billion New Prosperity open-pit gold and copper mine project.
Monday, January 30, 2017 (All day) - CBC News
  First Nations leaders attempting to block Vancouver company from reviving $1.5B project near Williams Lake Several B.C. First Nations leaders are in court this week attempting to block Taseko Mines Ltd. from reviving a 1.5-billion dollar mine project that has twice been refused by the federal government.
Friday, January 27, 2017 (All day) - Times Colonist
The Ahousaht First Nation says mining and clearcutting will be banned in its territory in favour of long-term conservation and sustainable development.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (All day) - DESMOG CANADA
    The Site C hydro dam in northeastern B.C. may be more than a year into construction, but the federal government still hasn’t determined whether the mega dam infringes on treaty rights — and, according to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling this week, the government isn’t obligated to answer that question.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 (All day) - Winnipeg Free Press
This past December, we witnessed the first loss of protected lands in Manitoba under our current provincial government, as Pemmican Island in Lake Winnipegosis — which had been protected for 15 years — was opened up for mineral exploration. In addition to regressive thinking on the environment, the Pemmican Island episode also displayed a lack of competence and leadership.
 
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