A Brief on the Potential Health Impacts of the KGHM Ajax Mine The link to Dr. Jill Calder’s talk videorecorded on Jan 19 is at: http://youtu.be/5RoTTBW0gxY And the link to a PDF slide handout is at: http://faculty.tru.ca/cross/CALDER.pdf Continue reading Video and slides of Dr. Calder’s speech
This 11 1/2 minute video captures comments made during the anti-Ajax rally in November. These comments were ignored by most of our local media. Here’s a chance to find out the rest of the story and pass it on to … Continue reading Four Moms and a Mine
Modernizing the Mineral Tenure Act – the next steps In mid-September, the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) passed a resolution recommending that the government modernize the Mineral Tenure Act. This resolution requests amendments to the Act which will ensure that … Continue reading Modernizing the Mineral Tenure Act
Kamloops Voters’ Society launches Ajax mine survey The Kamloops Voters’ Society has launched an online survey about the proposed Ajax mine. The survey can be filled out online at www.kamloopsvoterssociety.ca. The deadline for responses is October 14. Only one response … Continue reading Ajax mine survey
Most of you will have heard about the new Ajax mining development under consideration. Below is a post from local resident Judith Naylor, which generated several comments. Please click on comments to read them and add your own. This mine is proposed for Copper mining, is about 2500 hectares,(9.5sq miles). About 1/2 of the proposed mine is within the present City limits. The distance from Aberdeen is about 1.5km. Propose to mine 24/7, 60,000tonnes a day. Huge water needed & will come from Peterson Creek, and Kamloops. Vast destruction planned. Do you agree? Feel free to send in your comments … Continue reading New mine in Kamloops’ future?