Tag Archives: Ecuador

Book Review: More than a few bad apples (Jen Moore)

Jen Moore reviews the new book Blood of Extraction by Todd Book & Jeffery R. Webber: “Militarized neoliberalism” and the Canadian state in Latin America By Jen Moore Military responds to mining protest in Peru. (Photo by Thomas Quirynen and Marijke Deleu, … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Sanction: Canadian Extractive Companies and their Public Partners (Halifax Initiative)

Article prepared for the ‘Global Capital, Global Rights’ workshop convened by SFU and UBC. The text discusses civil society efforts in support of Bill C-300, legislation that sought to create accountability mechanisms regarding the provision of government support to Canadian … Continue reading

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MAY 12 (UNDER)Mining Justice Film Fest!

The other face of Canada’s Mining Corporations (Under)Mining Justice Film Festival Films that Dig Deep into Canada’s Growing Reputation as a Global Extractive Industries Bully It’s the eve of BC Mining Week. BC’s mining industry leaders will spend the week … 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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How Good is Canada’s Word? (The Dominion)

This article details indiscriminate Canadian diplomatic support  for Canadian mining in Ecuador despite widespread local opposition and increasing tensions.   [from the article by Jennifer Moore:] Vancouver’s Corriente Resources is in deep in Ecuador QUITO, ECUADOR–“Companies should respect society and the … Continue reading

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