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A piece of cobalt from a mining operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Image credit: Fairphone/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | A group of billionaires has been working closely for years with Natural Resources Canada in the drive for small modular reactors, especially for use in off-grid mining.
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Brent Patterson | Hearings begin today on the proposed Teck Resources Frontier tar sands mine that could produce at its peak 260,000 barrels of oil a day.
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Gerry Caplan | We rich white countries sure are generous when it comes to handouts for our Black kin in Africa. Except when we rip them off, of course, which is the real story of Canada and the West in Africa.
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 Photo caption: Activists in Toronto protest the murder of 16 year old anti-mining organizer Topacio Reynoso Pacheco. She led youth in her community in opposing Canadian company Tahoe Resource's silver mine in Guatemala. Image: Allan Lissner
Rachel Small | We must hold the government accountable to ensure the new ombudsperson is effective.
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Photo: "13 Brave Giants vs Hudbay Minerals," a painting by Pati Flores​
Rachel Small | “In my community we are fighting for our lands and we will protect them until we die.” Margarita Caal Caal explained to the 150+ people who had packed into the Toronto Friends’ House on November 23rd.
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Photo: Screenshot CEZinc website
Meagan Gillmore | Latest offer by owners at the CEZinc facility in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is turned down by 97 per cent of workers
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| Join Amnesty International, Mining Watch Canada and others in their new campaign
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Entrance to Tulawaka Gold Mine, Tanzania. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Hansueli Krapf
Yves Engler | Disregarding its election promise, the Trudeau government is openly backing Canada’s most controversial mining company in the country where it has committed its worst abuses.
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Graffiti against Barrick Gold corp
Yves Engler | If it had to justify its existence beyond making money for capitalists, Barrick Gold would have ceased to exist.
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Philippine delegates in Canada
Connie Sorio, Bishop Antonio Ablon | Can Canada champion world peace while simultaneously supporting Canadian extractive companies that are accused of human and ecological rights violations?
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Scott Neigh | Jamie Kneen talks about the Canadian mining industry, its impacts on the world, and the work of MiningWatch Canada.
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Guatemalans sue Tahoe Resources   Photo: The Canadian Centre for International Justice
Redeye Collective | Six farmers and a student from Guatemala shot while protesting a mine won an important victory when the B.C. Court of Appeal said their lawsuit against Tahoe Resources could be heard in B.C.