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Idle No More
Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Report reveals how Canadian diplomacy supported deadly Blackfire mining project
May 6, 2013
Canadian authorities put public resources at the service of Calgary-based Blackfire Exploration despite connections with suspects in the murder of a local activist, mine suspension, and more.
Mexican landowners in Toronto to demand accountability from Excellon Resources for abuses
May 1, 2013
Since 2008, we have tried to work with the Company to implement our land use agreement on the basis of equality and respect, but the Company has repeatedly refused to dialogue with us.
Ça bouge! Quebec coalition makes progress on reforms
April 12, 2013
For over five years now the Coalition has been pushing an agenda of mining reforms in Quebec and things are shifting dramatically putting industry on the defensive.
Guatemala’s highest court denies justice to indigenous peoples affected by mining
March 18, 2013
Not only is this ruling a negation of justice, it is a negation of the existence of indigenous peoples' right to participate as political actors.
Algonquins of Barriere Lake affirm opposition to Copper One’s Rivière Doré project and all claim staking and mineral exploration in their territory
March 13, 2013
Today, the Algonquins of Barriere Lake are re-affirming their opposition to the proposed exploration activities of the junior mining company Copper One within their unceded traditional territory.
Algonquins of Barriere Lake
Resistance when land and life are in peril: Guatemalan human rights defender speaks
March 1, 2013
Lolita Chávez says it is love of life that motivates her to risk her own as an outspoken Maya K'iche' activist against racism, mining, and hydroelectric project developments in Guatemala.
Neskonlith opposition, a reasonable response to Imperial Metals' Ruddock Creek project
February 25, 2013
Members of Neskonlith have drafted a water declaration stating the importance and sanctity of their watersheds and their opposition to mining in the territory.
Rape victims must sign away rights to get remedy from Barrick
February 1, 2013
Following years of denial, Barrick Gold is implementing a remedy program for victims of rape by employees of its Porgera Joint Venture mine in Papua New Guinea.
Honduran mining law passed and ratified, but the fight is not over
January 25, 2013
This is true disaster capitalism in which the Canadian government has played an entirely self-interested role.
Joint statement supporting Chief Spence and "Idle No More"
January 4, 2013
Indigenous and human rights organizations stand in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence in her appeal for full respect for Aboriginal and Treaty rights by the government of Canada.
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