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Prosperity faced 15 years of DFO objections

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has over the past 15 years consistently raised objections to Taskeo Mine Inc’s controversial Prosperity gold and copper project in British Columbia’s interior, documents provided to APTN National News show.

BC gold mine area once no-go zone

The area round the controversial Prosperity mine site was once a no-go zone for development. The provincial government put a stop to much smaller projects a few years ago citing concerns over fish habitat and First Nations rights.

‘They thought that nobody would care’

A Yukon family has gone to court to quash the findings of a coroner’s inquest into the death of a 43-year-old First Nations man who died in a Whitehorse hospital after spending several hours lying in his own feces, urine and vomit inside an RCMP cell while watched and mocked by officers and guards.