Tag Archives: CPP

BC Mining Resisters of the Year: Bisha Mine Workers (in Eritrea)

Every year in May, the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) holds the “BC Mining Person of the Year Award” gala. Illustrious past winners include Pierre Lebel of Imperial Metals (Mount Polley Mine) and John McManus of Taseko Mines (New Prosperity Mine). … Continue reading

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Almost A Quarter Million People Worldwide Join Call for Nevsun Resources Investors to Divest Over Abuses at Eritrea Mine [Press Release]

Freedom United – Mining Justice Alliance – MiningWatch Canada (Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 3, 2017) Community members joined Vancouver’s Mining Justice Alliance outside Nevsun Resources’ Annual General Meeting today to present over 240,000 signatures on petitions calling for the … Continue reading

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Take Action: Urge U.S. and Canadian investors to divest from Tahoe Resources (NISGUA)

[The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) urges concerned citizens to join them in a call for American and Canadian financial institutions to divest from Tahoe Resources.] On May 8, Tahoe Resources announced $24.8 million in first quarter … Continue reading

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Gold and Democracy Don’t Mix – Eldorado Gold Faces Determined Opposition in Greece (MiningWatch)

MiningWatch Canada article on Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold’s controversial mining projects in Northern Greece. Article contains numerous links to more info, videos, and articles at the bottom.     [From the article:] Thursday, May 02, 2013 As Eldorado Gold holds its … Continue reading

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Tensions rise after murder of Guatemalan indigenous activist opposed to Canada’s Tahoe Resources silver project (La politica es la politica)

Article providing an in-depth look at the kidnapping and murder of Xinca leaders on March 17, 2013.  This piece includes quotes from Tahoe Resources, the UN High Commission for Human Rights, and the US Embassy in Guatemala.  It also goes on … 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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Resources-Extractives and Corporate Social Responsibility (Halifax Initiative)

The Halifax Initiative is a coalition of Canadian NGOs concerned about about the international financial system, its institutions, and North-South exploitation. This helpful webpage provides a compilation of briefing notes, analyses and reports on extractive industries and corporate social responsiblity (CSR). Included on … Continue reading

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