KGHM Ajax Will Not Pay More For City Review

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on October 25th, 2016 5:26am

The company behind the proposed Ajax mine south of Kamloops will not be paying any more money toward completion of a city-commissioned study of its application.

MiningWatch Predicts $100 Million in Compensation

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on October 25th, 2016 5:25am

Kamloops, October 20 2016. MiningWatch Canada claims that Kamloops should pay attention to recent legal developments of the only other urban mine of comparable size in Canada: the Malartic open pit mine in Quebec.

Expert Panel to Review Environmental Assessments

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on October 25th, 2016 5:24am

Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, has appointed a four-person expert panel to review environmental assessments for projects from pipelines to new mines across Canada. Consultations with communities and individuals will begin in September, 2016.

Expert Panel Coming to Kamloops

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on October 25th, 2016 5:24am

Good news!  The four-person Expert Panel, appointed by Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to review environmental assessments for projects across Canada, will be coming to Kamloops on November 28 and will be meeting with the public from 1 pm to 5 pm. (Location has yet to be announced) We have an opportunity to provide feedback to the federal government about the environmental assessment of the proposed Ajax mine.

Town Hall meeting with Elizabeth May

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on July 21st, 2016 4:49am

You are invited to a Town Hall Meeting with Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, at St. Andrews on the Square, located at Second Avenue and Seymour Street, Friday, July 29, 7:30 to 9:00 PM.

Soils Scientist warns of dangers to Kamloops from proposed Ajax mine

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on July 21st, 2016 4:48am

Thompson Rivers University soil scientist, Kent Watson is warning that the Kamloops neighbourhood of Aberdeen is at risk from blasts and dustfall from the nearby proposed Ajax open pit mine.

Predicted Nitrogen Oxide and Dioxide Blast Emissions from Ajax Mine underestimated by 99.9%

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on July 21st, 2016 4:47am

Several major calculation errors in the air quality studies for the proposed Ajax mine near Kamloops, British Columbia have been uncovered by industrial emissions expert Kevin Lewis. These errors cast doubt on claims by the mine proponent, KGHM International, that the mine will not significantly harm air quality or human health in the city of Kamloops.

Scale Mine Model in Art Gallery Lobby at TNRD Building

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on April 14th, 2016 11:56am

The model returns!  

Site C Dam Presentation

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on April 14th, 2016 11:56am

On April 20, 7 PM at Room IB 1015, TRU, the Sierra Club of B.C. and the TRU Faculty Association Human Rights Committee are co-hosting a meeting about the Site C Dam, with two speakers:

Code Blue - Defend Kamloops!

Posted by Stop Ajax Mine on April 14th, 2016 11:55am

If you attended last night’s presentations on air, water, and soil, with their jaw-dropping revelations on deficiencies in the KGHM Ajax Application, you will probably want to rant to someone!  A good place to start is to send in a public comment to the EAO website, at www.eao.gov.bc.ca . You have until Monday, April 11, to make a submission.