The Bell Tolls for Free Entry in Canada: Legal Victory for Yukon First Nation Will Have Implications Across the Country

September 27, 2013 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: CanadaYukonFree Entry/Land AccessIndigenous Rights.

Late last week, the Ross River Dena First Nation learned that the Supreme Court of Canada would not hear the Yukon Government’s appeal of an earlier decision that sharply rebuked the territory’s free entry mineral staking regime. This means the earlier decision of the Yukon Court of Appeal stands. Ross River took the government to • Read More »

Of Vampires and a Zombie Mine in Transylvania

September 8, 2013 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Gabriel ResourcesRomaniaCorporate Social ResponsibilityImpact on Communities.

By Payal Sampat, International Campaigns Director for EARTHWORKS and originally posted on their EARTHblog. Transylvania, Romania, is known for its fictional vampires – this is the region where Bram Stoker set his classic vampire novel, Dracula, in 1897. Over a century later, the region is threatened not by fictional vampires but a very real – and • Read More »