the Caren Range in the News

Here you will find news relating to the Caren Range from regional newspapers. Lately, the bulk of news relating to the Caren Range has been on the topic of Pan Pacific Mining Aggregates' proposed mine operation in the heart of the Caren Range.
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SIB seeks answers from ministry

Coast Reporter, Fri July 22, 2005
The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources did not consult the Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) before allowing mine staking within its traditional territory, despite Supreme Court of Canada decisions requiring consultation, according to a letter from the band to the ministry.

SCRD taking legal action over land use

Coast Reporter, Fri July 15, 2005
The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) directors have decided to take Pan Pacific Aggregates to court over land use.

Environmental investigators tour Carlson Lake mine site

Coast Reporter, Fri July 15, 2005
Provincial environmental investigators were onsite this week at Pan Pacific Aggregates’ mine site in the Carlson Lake area.

Residents rally to fight mine

Coast Reporter, Fri July 08, 2005
On Wednesday night, residents, politicians and environmentalists packed into the Sechelt Seniors’ Centre to rally together to voice concerns about Pan Pacific Aggregates’ mine exploration and to plan their next steps in fighting the mine.

Trying to get all the facts

Coast Reporter, Fri July 08, 2005
Concerned residents packed into the Sechelt Seniors’ Activity Centre Wednesday night trying to raise awareness of Pan Pacific’s mine operations.

Tours receive mixed reviews

Coast Reporter, Fri July 01, 2005
Tours of Pan Pacific Aggregates’ mine sites above Porpoise Bay on July 22 received mixed reviews. Representatives from residents’ associations say their concerns are still active.

SCRD, SCCA raise mining issues

Coast Reporter, Fri May 27, 2005
The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) and the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) are voicing concerns about the destructive effects of Pan Pacific Aggregates’ mining exploration at the headwaters of Carlson Creek.

Mining becomes election issue

Coast Reporter, Fri May 06, 2005
A mining claims rush on the Sechelt Peninsula has become an election issue in this riding. The Green and NDP candidates both were on the attack this week, criticizing the Liberal government for a new online claim-staking system.

Online prospectors stake Sechelt peninsula

Coast Reporter, Fri April 22, 2005
Virtually the entire Sechelt Peninsula has been staked for mining claims using a new online system opened by the B.C. government in January.

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