Tag Archives: Africa

“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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Odious Investment [Canadian support for mining ] (Halifax Initiative)

Oct 31 ‘Issue Update’ on unaccountable foreign investment (including Canadian investment) in harmful extractive projects around the world; includes links to further resources. [From the text:] Issue Update – Oct 31, 2012 It is generally assumed that foreign direct investment in Southern … Continue reading

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Pushing the Debate: Noir Canada’s critical perspective (Dominion)

This article by Alain Denault provides context and detail for his book, Noir Canada, that was forced out of publication by lawsuits from Canadian Mining companies Barrick Gold and Banro Corporation.   [From the article:] Canada is a judicial paradise … Continue reading

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