Wednesday, February 25, 2009

From InterContinental Cry

InterContinental Cry
Attawapiskat holding winter blockade against De Beers
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 08:04 AM PST
Members of the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario are holding a winter road block near the DeBeers Victor Mine, in protest of the Impact Benefit Agreement (IBA) that the First Nation signed with De Beers, a massive diamond multinational company based in South Africa. The members have maintained a 24-hour presence at the blockade [...]

BC First Nation Puts Coal Company ‘On-Notice’
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 07:14 AM PST
Earlier this month, the West Moberly First Nation (WMFN), in northeastern British Columbia, put the junior mining company First Coal Corporation (FCC) “on notice” that they will explore all possible avenues - including legal action - to prevent further destruction to the Threatened Burnt/Pine caribou herd as well as to protect their own treaty rights [...]

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