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UNIVERSITY WAKE-UP CALL: PETITION DEMANDS CLOSURE OF MINING INSTITUTE

VANCOUVER, BC – Over 1000 individuals and civil society organizations are signatories to a letter petitioning coalition universities to dissolve the mining, oil, and gas think-tank headquartered at UBC. Among the signatories are professors Glen Coulthard (UBC), David Suzuki (UBC, emeritus), … Continue reading

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Petition to close the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development (CIIEID)

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Mar 14: UBC’S NEW MINING INSTITUTE AND THE BIG PICTURE – FREE EVENTS

ALAIN DENEAULT DOUBLE HEADER AT UBC UBC’S NEW MINING INSTITUTE AND THE BIG PICTURE, AND ‘RETAKING THE UNIVERSITY’: STUDENT ACTIVISM CONFERENCE 14 March 2014 ______________________________ (1) 12-1:30PM FRIDAY 14 MARCH NORM THEATRE, STUDENT UNION BUILDING PUBLIC LECTURE: UBC’s New Mining … Continue reading

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Mining Justice Alliance Statement on the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development (CIIEID)

The new CIIEID institute, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and housed at UBC, SFU and EPDM, raises many concerns. Mining and resource extraction is unavoidably a highly impactful industry: water and land are damaged to extract and … Continue reading

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