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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
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.
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.
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.
October 14, 2015 |
The Canadian Ambassador to Mexico is apparently not worried about violence, kidnapping and extortion at Canadian mine sites.
September 16, 2015 |
If the militarized security strategy that Tahoe Resources has used to put its Escobal silver mine into operation isn't enough to raise questions, the recent resignation of Otto Pérez Molina should be.
August 12, 2015 |
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. Why is the industry incapable of learning from its failures?
July 22, 2015 |
"Talks aren't enough. Mines Ministers from all provinces and territories need to take concrete steps in order to prevent future mine waste disasters in this country."
July 13, 2015 |
The B.C. government's decision to reopen Mount Polley mine is premature. Imperial Metals is still under two investigations for its failure to prevent the biggest mining spill in Canadian history.
June 26, 2015 |
British Columbia and Alaska Indigenous leaders today are calling upon Seabridge Gold's leadership and investors to prevent more disasters like Mount Polley.
May 21, 2015 |
Protestors picketed the Canadian High Commission to pressure the Canadian government to take responsibility for Ivanhoe, and address their complaints about the destruction of graves.
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