Mount Polley

Mayor calls Mount Polley permit early Christmas present for Cariboo miners

Permit approved Monday for central B.C.'s Mount Polley mine means more than 200 people currently employed by mine can keep working
Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge near the Mount Polley mine

"It's gone": Imperial Metals' Mount Polley tailings spill disrupts future of local fishing lodge

“I planned on dying here,” Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge, said. “But not from drinking the water.”
Mount Polley mine area photo by Farhan Umedaly, Vovo Productions

Impact of Imperial Metals Mount Polley spill on Quesnel Lake still "virtually unknown"

Nearly three weeks have passed since the Mount Polley mine spill. Yet cleanup hasn't started and the impacts on Quesnel Lake are still entirely unknown.
Cecilia Point, from Musqueam Nation, protesting against Imperial Metals

First Nation leaders protest Imperial Metals and company's ties with government

“Hey, ho! Imperial Metals has got to go!” demonstrators chanted angrily as they marched downtown toward the company's main office.  At around 2 p.m. on Monday August 11, the Secwepemc Women’s...