Teck court date postponed until January

Teck is due in court on Jan. 7, 2016 to face 19 charges under the Environmental Act and Fisheries Act.

Teck is due in court on Jan. 7, 2016 to face 19 charges under the Environmental Act and Fisheries Act.

Teck’s arraignment hearing was on Oct. 29. Justice Grant Shead read the charges to Glen Purdy, Teck’s legal counsel for the case. The Jan. 7 court date was then decided upon.

Teck faces 19 charges related to water contamination and endangering natural habitats related to a 2012 incident at their Line Creek facilities. All of the charges fall within a month period between August and September in 2012.