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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
April 10, 2015 |
Current mining policies, programs, and regulations pose a threat to public finance and taxpayers in Ontario, with potentially billions of dollars at stake.
March 30, 2015 |
The planned Harper Creek Mine near Vavenby, British Columbia, could be another Mount Polley disaster and should be stopped.
February 27, 2015 |
Canadian diplomats in Mexico were complicit in Toronto-based Excellon Resources Inc.’s efforts to avoid redressing a violated land use contract and poor working conditions.
February 9, 2015 |
The federal and B.C. provincial government needs to heed the warnings of the Mount Polley report and implement its recommendations.
December 10, 2014 |
The last few months in mining politics and Canadian politics have been eventful to say the least. Get the update now!
October 20, 2014 |
Transnational corporations should not be allowed to avoid providing remedy to those they have harmed by evading court judgments against them. Canada can show leadership by providing access to justice.
October 14, 2014 |
What is known about the impacts of the Mount Polley spill? Here is an overview of the actions taken to address the spill, including company and B.C. government reactions.
August 22, 2014 |
A coalition of citizens, doctors, environmental groups and unions is demanding that the Quebec government establish an independent review of the laws and standards for environmental protection, safety
August 11, 2014 |
On August 5, approximately 10 billion litres of wastewater and 5 billion litres of solid tailings waste escaped the impoundment at Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mine in the interior of British Columbi
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.
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