Fixing Systemic Failures in BC’s Mining Regulation: The Urgent Need for a Judicial Inquiry
The University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre and the Fair Mining Collaborative have requested that the premier establish a Commission of Public Inquiry into mining in BC. This initiative is supported by a wide group of First Nations and NGOs.
The request for inquiry is in response to systemic failures, noted by a recent Auditor General’s report, and exemplified by the Mount Polley Mine disaster.
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The Globe & Mail: First Nations coalition demands B.C. inquiry into mining practices