Injunction against New Prosperity mine drilling granted – Prince George Citizen

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2019118 Views

April 2, 2019

The Tsilhqot’in First Nation have scored at least a temporary victory in an ongoing back-and-forth fight in the courts against the New Prosperity mine.

The BC Supreme Court has granted an injunction application by the Tsilhqot’in that will prevent Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO) from doing exploratory drilling – drilling that was just last month upheld by the BC Court of Appeal.

The Tsilhqot’in will now seek leave to appeal the appeal court decision to the Supreme Court of Canada.

“The injunction prohibits (Taseko) from carrying out the drilling program until the Supreme Court of Canada decides whether to hear an appeal of British Columbia’s decision to approve the drilling program,” the Tsilhqot’in said in a press release.

Read More: https://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/injunction-against-new-prosperity-mine-drilling-granted-1.23777881

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