Fortune Minerals

Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way For Tahltan's Own Land Case

Annita McPhee | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Annita McPhee

Without Tahltan consent, and against the clear wishes that our people have expressed, Fortune Minerals continues to press ahead with its plans to build the Arctos Anthracite open-pit coal mine on Mount Klappan in Tahltan territory. We will continue to work hard for our people and hope both the province and Fortune see that their current approach is not working, and the current path they are on is the wrong one.

Conflict Will Be The Norm If Mining Company Ignores Our Concerns

Annita McPhee | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Annita McPhee

Fortune's actions pose risks for not only their project, but also for development elsewhere in our territory. If our values and rights aren't protected and respected in critical areas such as the Sacred Headwaters, we will view the risks of development as far outweighing the benefits. Conflict could become the norm, not the exception.

Mining Company Retreats From Sacred Headwaters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Canadian mining company is moving to diffuse a growing dispute with First Nations over a proposed open pit coal mine in northern B.C., b...

Coal Mine Protest Expects Arrests

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

ISKUT, B.C. - First Nations protesters in northern B.C., vow not to budge, despite concerns that a mining company may be about to seek an injunction t...

Some Places on Earth Should Remain Untouched

David Suzuki | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

Areas of Earth that have remained relatively free of industrial development have taken on a special significance. In Canada, they include awe-inspiring landscapes like the Sacred Headwaters in northwestern B.C. But the Sacred Headwaters is not protected under law. It remains at risk from a multitude of proposed mines, railways, transmission lines and other projects that will eviscerate the landscape if approved.

Sacred Headwaters Is Real Life Promised Land

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Summer Rayne Oakes

2013-01-03-ScreenShot20130103at5.06.45PM.pngIt is hard to express the beauty of this great expanse of wilderness. Situated in some of the most magnificent mountains and valleys on the alpine-arctic border, the Sacred Headwaters has truly earned its name.