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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Mokopane residents picket Canadian High Commission to protest Ivanhoe Mines
May 21, 2015
Protestors picketed the Canadian High Commission to pressure the Canadian government to take responsibility for Ivanhoe, and address their complaints about the destruction of graves.
Canadian mining companies
Canadian High Commission
Investment agreements threaten people and environment from El Salvador to Canada
May 8, 2015
A Salvadoran delegation will visit Canada next week to discuss how investor-state arbitration threatens democratic decision-making, public health and the environment here and beyond our borders.
Canadian mining companies
Ontario urgently needs 'value-for-money' cost-benefit analysis for mining
April 10, 2015
Current mining policies, programs, and regulations pose a threat to public finance and taxpayers in Ontario, with potentially billions of dollars at stake.
mining in Canada
A Mount Polley in waiting: The Harper Creek Mine should not open
March 30, 2015
The planned Harper Creek Mine near Vavenby, British Columbia, could be another Mount Polley disaster and should be stopped.
Harper Creek Mine
Government documents reveal Canadian embassy backed mining abuses in Mexico
February 27, 2015
Canadian diplomats in Mexico were complicit in Toronto-based Excellon Resources Inc.’s efforts to avoid redressing a violated land use contract and poor working conditions.
'Business as usual' cannot continue: Mount Polley report on tailings dam safety
February 9, 2015
The federal and B.C. provincial government needs to heed the warnings of the Mount Polley report and implement its recommendations.
Mount Polley, CETA, Tsilhqot'in case: An eventful last few months
December 10, 2014
The last few months in mining politics and Canadian politics have been eventful to say the least. Get the update now!
Supreme Court shouldn't impose hurdles for Indigenous people harmed by transnational corporations
October 20, 2014
Transnational corporations should not be allowed to avoid providing remedy to those they have harmed by evading court judgments against them. Canada can show leadership by providing access to justice.
Copper in Quesnel Lake, concerns in aftermath of Mount Polley tailings spill
October 14, 2014
What is known about the impacts of the Mount Polley spill? Here is an overview of the actions taken to address the spill, including company and B.C. government reactions.
Mount Polley Mine
Open pit mega-mines in Quebec: Size really does matter
August 22, 2014
A coalition of citizens, doctors, environmental groups and unions is demanding that the Quebec government establish an independent review of the laws and standards for environmental protection, safety
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