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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
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.
Barrick Ignores UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Recommendation Regarding Papua New Guinea Rapes
October 30, 2013
Barrick Gold is thumbing its nose at a recommendation by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling for an independent review of Barrick’s handling of victims of rape by security guards.
The bell tolls for free entry in Canada: Legal victory for Yukon First Nation will have implications aross the country
September 30, 2013
The requirement to consult before any exploration activities occur is likely to require modifications to most existing consultation processes.
Ross River Dena First Nation
Guatemalan Indigenous Organizations File Complaint over Mining Law with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
September 5, 2013
Guatemala's Western Peoples' Council of Mayan organizations (CPO) filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).
Canadian complaints office should investigate destructive large-scale mining project in the Ecuadorian Amazon
July 26, 2013
The majority of the world’s mining companies are registered in Canada, for which reason Canada should comply with its international obligations
General Congress of the Ngäbe Bugle Requests Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya During Visit to Panama
July 22, 2013
The traditional leadership of the Ngäbe Buglé cite violations of their right to self-determination in connection with proposed transnational hydroelectric, mining and tourism projects.
Canadian Aboriginal group will not back down in fight against Rio Tinto's IOC. Buyer beware, warning to potential purchasers
July 12, 2013
We simply wish to make clear that any purchaser of Rio Tinto's stake in IOC will run up against the same fierce opposition that is currently underway against IOC.
Rio Tinto Alcan
Greek delegation asks canadians to help stop Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold
May 31, 2013
The situation around Eldorado Gold Corporation’s mining projects in northern Greece is extremely tense.
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.
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