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Six Reasons to be concerned about AJAX's open pit mine in Kamloops
April 8, 2016
If this gigantic open pit mine is approved, it would set a bad precedent not only for Kamloops, but for communities across BC and Canada in terms of health, public safety, and environmental standards.
Malartic open pit mine in Quebec should serve as a cautionary tale for the AJAX mine in Kamloops
March 16, 2016
Five years after the mine opened and 339 environmental infractions later, the citizens of Malartic are preparing a class action lawsuit. They hope Kamloops residents don't suffer the same fate.
Urgent Action: Urge immediate protection for Gustavo Castro, injured during the assassination of Berta Cáceres
March 4, 2016
Early yesterday morning, March 3, armed individuals forcibly entered and assassinated Honduran activist Berta Cáceres in her home in La Esperanza. Gustavo Castro Soto was injured during the attack.
Gustavo Castro Soto
Thousands protest HudBay Minerals mine in Peru, force company to the table
February 1, 2016
Thousands gathered in southern Peru despite word that police officers protecting the Constancia mine had been authorized to use deadly force against protestors.
Groups urge governments to halt Ajax mine project review until full feasibility study is released
January 20, 2016
Local, provincial, and national groups are asking the federal and provincial governments to halt the review period on the Application for proposed Ajax open pit mine in Kamloops.
Tahoe Resources' former security manager turns fugitive
December 2, 2015
On Monday, plaintiffs in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources' former security manager, Alberto Rotondo, were informed that he had escaped police custody.
Canadian mining companies
State of fear created to force Tahoe Resources' mine on Guatemalan communities
November 16, 2015
A new report reveals the dramatic extent of the militarized security strategy that Canadian-U.S. mining company Tahoe Resources developed to quash community opposition.
Strateco's lawsuit: Quebec must stand up to uranium and nuclear lobbies
November 5, 2015
The $3 million loan from Third Eye Capital to the uranium promotion company Strateco to finance its $190 million lawsuit against the Quebec government is cause for concern.
Canadian mining companies
Impunity reigns, history repeats: Anti-mining activist survives second armed attack
October 23, 2015
Forty-eight international organizations are calling for an investigation into the second armed attack in as many years against a well-known activist.
Tahoe Resources’ Escobal
Ottawa, we have a problem
October 14, 2015
The Canadian Ambassador to Mexico is apparently not worried about violence, kidnapping and extortion at Canadian mine sites.
Canadian mining sites
human rights abuses
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