Following years of denial, Barrick Gold is implementing a remedy program for victims of rape by employees of its Porgera Joint Venture mine in Papua New Guinea.
This is true disaster capitalism in which the Canadian government has played an entirely self-interested role.
Indigenous and human rights organizations stand in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence in her appeal for full respect for Aboriginal and Treaty rights by the government of Canada.
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.
While exploration and mining companies gather in Whitehorse, the Yukon Conservation Society is saying that over 8,400 Yukon mining claims are practically worthless.
Aid money is meant to address poverty, not to promote the commercial interests of Canadian mining companies.
There is overwhelming opposition in our communities to this mine, and it is shameful that the company is stooping to quoting one individual's support in its press releases.
The Mexican government's act of force against the families protesting outside Excellon Resources' mine in Durango, Mexico, may be the result of previously unreported high-level lobbying in Ottawa.
Guatemala’s Constitutional Court will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of the 1997 mining law for failure to consult with the country’s indigenous peoples who make up more than half the p
It is outrageous that such a damaging mining initiative has the backing of the World Bank, whose mission is to advance real and sustainable development.