The Blue Planet Project and the Council of Canadians took part in actions in Ottawa and Toronto today - International Human Rights Day - to highlight the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal on Canadian mining in Latin America.
The Canada-European Union 'free trade' agreement will likely mean more environmentally-unsustainable mining, freshwater destruction and violations of Indigenous title rights in Canada.
EurActiv reports, "Canadian raw materials are particularly important for Germany’s automotive, chemical and high-tech industries." In that article, Tim Aiken, CEO of the Nickel Institute, says, "Where do the...
Five years ago today, anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca Roblero was killed in Chiapas in southern Mexico. He had blamed the Calgary-based mining company Blackfire Exploration Ltd. for contaminated local rivers, the loss of local crops, the death of livestock and had called for the company to leave his community.
(Ottawa) On Thursday, a group of Ottawa-based organizations wrote a letter urging the Australian High Commissioner to work with the Australian government and pressure Melbourne-based OceanaGold to drop its $301 million lawsuit against El Salvador. Hearings on the suit began this week at the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington.