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Mining Offshore – Jurisdictions, That Is

By Jamie Kneen, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Miningwatch Canada Source: MiningWatch.ca  13 May 2016 Top 10 Canadian tax havens – via Canadians for Tax Fairness “The scandal is what’s legal.” – Edward Snowden The massive leak of secret banking information … Continue reading

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Mining Map: Mandatory not Voluntary (Halifax Initiative)

PDF map produced for the 2006 National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsiblity, to illustrate the broad global scope of Canadian mining injustices. For each mine profiled, amounts of Canadian public investment (through the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) and Export Development … Continue reading

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Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment (Earthworks & Oxfam)

This detailed 30 page 2004 report outlines a variety of environmental concerns related to metals mining, and includes discussion of cases from all over the world, including those of mines owned by Vancouver-based Goldcorp (owner of Glamis), Placer-Dome (now Barrick) and Turquoise Hill … Continue reading

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