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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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