Wild Border Watersheds

Sacred Headwaters mine stand-off: Meeting CEO fails to ease tensions (The Common Sense Canadian)

Written by Damien Gillis

An emergency Saturday evening meeting between Fortune Minerals CEO Robin Goad and the Tahltan Nation elders who recently issued his company an eviction notice from their territory failed to resolve tensions over a proposed mine, according to local environmental group, Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition.

The meeting, also attended Anita McPhee, president of the Tahltan Central Council - the political body which represents several bands and 5,000 members throughout the region - and Marie Quock, chief of the nearby Iskut Band Council, took place at Beauty Camp, a historic hunting and fishing outpost amid the Klappan, or "Sacred Headwaters", approximately 330 km northeast of Prince Rupert.

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