Goldcorp Inc. has acquired Probe Mines Ltd. That means the Vancouver-based mining company now also own the Borden gold mine near Chapleau in northern Ontario. That mine is about 160 kilometres west of Goldcorp's long-established Porcupine mine near Timmins.
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow has tweeted:
Shamefully, Ontario teachers continue to invest in private water schemes abroad. http://t.co/ov7OEoQ365
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.