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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Five major mining challenges for Quebec's new government to address
April 14, 2014
These five themes are the essential elements to ensure that mineral development in Quebec respects citizens, communities and the environment.
Community to file suit for restoration of lands as Goldcorp refuses dignified terms at Los Filos Mine
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.
Los Filos Mine
Four years after submitting evidence, organizations challenge anti-corruption law as ineffective
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.
open pit mining
Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act
Rejection of New Prosperity project provides clarity to industry: Lake destroying projects and projects without indigenous consent need not apply
February 28, 2014
The project, located in south-central British Columbia, was a modification of a previously rejected application.
Canadian organizations condemn Gold Company’s lawsuit against Costa Rica
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.
open pit mining
Indigenous struggle and survival in the face of Canadian colonialism and mining
January 29, 2014
Presentation by Xat'sull Chief Bev Sellars for the Fifth Gathering of the Latin American Observatory of Mining Conflicts.
White River First Nation says Yukon’s response to 'Free Entry' court decision inadequate
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.
White River First Nations
Is Ontario getting a fair share for our mineral resources? An open letter to Bonnie Lysyk, Auditor General for Ontario
December 16, 2013
A review is greatly needed given the well-justified calls for revenue sharing from First Nations and municipalities and the numerous proposed mining projects that are advancing across the province.
Taseko’s tactics take new tangent
December 4, 2013
Public attacks on the review panel accusing it of reaching 'fundamentally flawed' conclusions and creating an environment hostile to Taseko is just the latest in a long list of questionable tactics.
Spilled coal slurry not inert but laced with arsenic toxic metals and carcinogenic PAHs
November 18, 2013
On October 31, an impoundment holding a slurry of waste from Sherritt International's Obed Mountain coal mine failed releasing approximately 670 million litres of waste into the Athabasca River.
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