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Jan 26: Flin Flon Flim Flam (Film Screening)@KDocs

Join members of MJA for a screening of John Dougherty’s documentary on HudBay Minerals. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the Director and local panelists. Advertisements

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News Release: Murder of Young Assistant from Guatemalan Environmental Organization is Evidence of Escalating Risk to Human Rights Defenders

(Ottawa/Toronto/Vancouver/Reno/Washington/Guatemala) North American organizations are dismayed and deeply troubled by the execution-style murder of 22 year-old Jeremy Abraham Barrios Lima, assistant to the director of the Guatemalan Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action (CALAS), on Saturday in Guatemala City. … Continue reading

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News Release: Guatemalans to Appeal Case Against Tahoe Resources in B.C. Court: Reminder that Canada Must Be Open for Justice

On November 1st, the BC Court of Appeals will revisit a procedural motion in the case of seven Guatemalans who have brought a civil suit for battery and negligence against Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources. The suit concerns the company’s … Continue reading

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Rally to Support the Wilderness Committee for speaking out on Fish Lake

You are invited to a gathering on the steps of the courthouse at Nelson and Hornby, Monday, January 19th, 8:30-9:30am. The rally is  a gathering of friends and allies in defense of the right to speak and public participation, held in response to … Continue reading

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SECOND MUNICIPALITY DECLARED FREE OF METAL MINING IN EL SALVADOR (stopesmining.org)

Territorial organization to strengthen local democracy a key strategy for anti-mining activists in the country’s unpredictable political environment. The municipality of San Isidro Labrador was declared free of mining after 98.74% of the registered voters who cast a ballot in … Continue reading

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“This is what they’re doing to clean up the worst mining disaster in Canadian history.” (YouTube)

One month after the Mount Polley mining disaster, what is the government doing to clean up the largest mining disaster in Canadian history? Watch this video by the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society: ​   Source: Kanahus Manuel

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“Miners Shot Down” playing at Amnesty International Film Festival – Vancouver

Miners Shot Down Directed by Rehad Desai Saturday, October 18 VPL Central Branch Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level 12:50 pm / doors open at 12:40 pm In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat … Continue reading

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