Tag Archives: Vancouver

Oct 18th: Breaking the Silence – 20 Years After Invasion & War in the Congo

Congo Week Event with Maurice Carney, Friends of the Congo Tuesday October 18th @ 6:30 pm 1803 E 1st Ave, Vancouver Grandview Calvary Baptist Church unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səlil̓wətaʔɬ territories On Facebook: http://bit.ly/2daWVtI ** This is a free event. … Continue reading

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COMING SOON to a mining city near you… March 28 Toxic Tour!

Soon, Indigenous leaders, academics, scientists, activists and public intellectuals will converge in Vancouver, on unceded Coast Salish Territories, to explore global resistance to the new face of resource capitalism in Canada as a State of Extraction. On March 28th, in … Continue reading

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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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Corporations fill Liberal coffers (Vancouver Sun)

Sun article detailing corporate lobbying and extensive donations to BC’s Liberal party. Among the top donors are Vancourver-based miners Tech Resources and Goldcorp.   [From the article by Gordon Hoekstra:] ….Why do these corporations give, and why so much? The companies are … Continue reading

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MONDAY APR. 29TH! VANCOUVER: THE TOXIC TOUR

This event is endorsed by: THIS EVENT IS ENDORSED BY: Alliance for People’s Health, Ancestral Pride Ahousaht Sovereign Territory, BC CASA, Café Justicia, Café Rebelde, Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights, Canada Tibet Committee, Council of K’iche’ Peoples, Council of … Continue reading

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