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December 14, 2012 |
MiningWatch Canada is urging the Yukon Government to heed a call for land use planning in the sensitive Alsek Valley on the boundary of Kluane National Park in the south-western Yukon.

New acts of repression target land defenders in Guatemala

Yolanda Oqueli (Photo: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/)

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On December 7 and 8, 2012, there was yet another act of mining-related aggression against community members of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc, 45 minutes outside of Guatemala City, who are defending their environment and community well-being.

Community members have been legally and peacefully engaging in a nine-month encampment at a place known as “La Puya” by the entrance to the proposed “El Tambor” mine site. El Tambor is

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| December 11, 2012
December 3, 2012 |
As a responsible government, and as land owners, the TRTFN must ensure its time and resources are directed to financially viable and environmentally responsible projects.
| November 29, 2012
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Book: Imperial Canada Inc.

November 28, 2012
| A new book says that Canada is the legal haven of choice for mining industries. Alain Deneault argues that Canada's tax policies have attracted three-quarters of the world's mining corporations.
Length: 14:24 minutes (13.19 MB)
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Trade agreement between Canada and China a corporate rights pact

November 22, 2012
| The free trade agreement with China suffers from many of the same faults as NAFTA. Chinese companies will be able to sue Canada for millions if their business is affected by environmental laws.
Length: 15:57 minutes (14.61 MB)
Redeye

Book: The Ugly Canadian

October 30, 2012
| With his new book, Yves Engler is hoping to spur Canadians to take action to oppose Stephen Harper's foreign policy.
Length: 16:29 minutes (15.1 MB)
| October 30, 2012

Proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion faces opposition in Kamloops, B.C.

Photo: Council of Canadians

The "No Pipelines No Tankers Solidarity Tour" made its stop in Kamloops last Wednesday evening, and local issues relating to the Trans Mountain pipeline were raised.

Five speakers greeted a packed auditorium.

"Who's opposed to pipelines?" asked the MC. Almost every hand in the room went up.

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