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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
June 30, 2014 |
A group of peasant farmers and Indigenous people affected by the first large-scale mining contract in Ecuador, urge the Canadian National Contact Point to immediately proceed with the case.
May 28, 2014 |
Ontario's political leaders have been circling the potential mining developments known as the Ring of Fire during the 2014 election campaign. Here's a breakdown of the different platforms.
May 16, 2014 |
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and mining.
April 14, 2014 |
These five themes are the essential elements to ensure that mineral development in Quebec respects citizens, communities and the environment.
April 7, 2014 |
The permanent assembly of the Ejido Carrizalillo has decided to bring a lawsuit before the federal agricultural tribunal against a subsidiary of Goldcorp, to immediately restore ejidal lands.
March 17, 2014 |
Four years ago, nine Canadian organizations filed a complaint requesting that the RCMP investigate Blackfire Exploration and its Mexican subsidiary for bribery of a foreign public official.
February 28, 2014 |
The project, located in south-central British Columbia, was a modification of a previously rejected application.
February 17, 2014 |
Public opinion polls in Costa Rica have shown that a majority of the population opposes mining and the Costa Rican court has repeatedly found against Infinito’s project.
January 29, 2014 |
Presentation by Xat'sull Chief Bev Sellars for the Fifth Gathering of the Latin American Observatory of Mining Conflicts.
January 8, 2014 |
White River First Nation is calling on the Yukon Government to address their recent mining legislation gaps and to implement an immediate staking moratorium in White River Traditional Territory.
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