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Urgent Action – Call Goldcorp to Negotiate with Ejido or Close Mine

URGENT ACTION: Call on Goldcorp to Negotiate in Good Faith with the Ejido Carrizalillo or to Initiate Mine Closure Plan Monday, April 07, 2014 Join the Ejido’s call for good faith negotiations without repression Since the morning of Tuesday April … Continue reading

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EVENT MARCH 29: TWO NATIONS ONE STRUGGLE

Forum featuring: Marilyn Baptiste, council of Xeni Gwet’in, Tsilhqot’in Nation, speaking on Tsilhqot’in resistance to Taseko’s proposed mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) Marilyn Baptiste is a member of Xeni Gwet’in, one of the communities of the Tsilhqot’in Nation, whose territory largely … Continue reading

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Mar 14: UBC’S NEW MINING INSTITUTE AND THE BIG PICTURE – FREE EVENTS

ALAIN DENEAULT DOUBLE HEADER AT UBC UBC’S NEW MINING INSTITUTE AND THE BIG PICTURE, AND ‘RETAKING THE UNIVERSITY’: STUDENT ACTIVISM CONFERENCE 14 March 2014 ______________________________ (1) 12-1:30PM FRIDAY 14 MARCH NORM THEATRE, STUDENT UNION BUILDING PUBLIC LECTURE: UBC’s New Mining … Continue reading

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Environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley, Honduras denounces threats (GOLDCORP related)

Environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley, Honduras denounces threats Monday, February 17, 2014 Translated from the original posted by Honduran journalist Dina Meza on February 14, 2014 in facebook: Carlos Amador, an environmentalist and communicator from the Siria Valley … Continue reading

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BCCLA Files Complaint Against RCMP and CSIS For Spying on Enbridge Pipeline Opponents (BCCLA)

News Release from BCCLA Posted February 6, 2014 VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) filed two complaints today against the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The complaints allege that the two agencies … Continue reading

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Mining Justice Alliance Statement on the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development (CIIEID)

The new CIIEID institute, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and housed at UBC, SFU and EPDM, raises many concerns. Mining and resource extraction is unavoidably a highly impactful industry: water and land are damaged to extract and … Continue reading

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Central American Declaration on Extractive Model. Pronunciamiento : Ante la Avanzada del Modelo Extractivista

Organizations from across Central America gathered in Nicaragua this month to work together in facing extractive industry advancement.   Spanish below. DECLARATION   BEFORE THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE EXTRACTIVE MODEL IN THE CENTRAL AMERICAN REGION:   As organizations who work in … Continue reading

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Oct 27 & Oct 29: New Film ‘DEFENSORA’ Premieres in Vancouver

“Defensora is a deeply moving testimony to incredible courage in the face of wanton brutality and a shining tribute to the human search for justice.” (Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians) TORONTO, ON — 6kidsProductions and Girl Edge Films, in partnership with … Continue reading

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Wed Aug 21st: Stand in Solidarity with the Tahltan people against open pit coal

From the call to action: This Wednesday August 21 at 12:15 at Hornby and Robson (downtown Vancouver) there will be a gathering in solidarity to support the Tahltan people against Fortune Minerals. Currently the Tahltan have a protest camp in the … Continue reading

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Thurs Jun 20, 2013: Alert Fortuna Silver Shareholders to the high cost of ignoring human rights!

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9 AM Oceanview Suite 4, Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place (old convention centre) Vancouver Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver is operating the Cuzcatlán Silver Mine … Continue reading

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