Category Archives: Copper Mesa (Ascendant Copper)

Transnational Lawsuits in Canada Against Extractive Companies: Developments in Civil Lititation [Brief – Above Ground]

Source: AboveGround Published February 17, 2016; last updated May 31, 2018 INTRODUCTION Eight claims containing allegations of environmental or human rights abuse related to the overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies have been filed in Canadian courts. To date, no … Continue reading

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Bringing Canadian Mining to Justice (Pambazuka News)

Abstract: Canadian mining interests in countries around the world are valued at tens of billions of dollars. Karyn Keenan looks at efforts by local communities to hold mining companies to account for human rights abuses. ‘The issue of access to remedy … Continue reading

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Ramírez v. Copper Mesa & TSX (Website)

This website provides background and context about the Ramírez v. Copper Mesa & TSX lawsuit in which Ecuadorian campesinos who attempted to seek reparation for alleged wrongs within Canada’s court system.   [From the website:] Ecuadorians Lose Appeal in Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining … Continue reading

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