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In Mining-Affected Communities, Water Is Becoming More Precious Than Gold

April 24, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: OceanaGoldPacific RimEl Salvador.

Latin America is slowly winning the fight against the corporate assault of transnational Canadian mining companies El Salvador made history last month when it became the first country to ban metal mining outright. In what’s become a decade-long annual rite of spring, activists descend on Barrick Gold’s annual general meeting in Toronto April 25 to shine a • Read More »

Indigenous Women Speak Out About Mining’s Impacts on Women – Ottawa Event

April 23, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Human RightsIndigenous RightsWomen.

Public event When: 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017 Where: University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building DMS 1110, 55 Laurier Ave East, Ottawa, Ontario SPEAKERS:  Jocelyn Wabano Iahtail, Ininew Eeyou Eskwayow from Attawapiskat First Nation, an Holistic Violence Survivor, MMIW advocate and advocate against DeBeers mining in her community’s traditional land Two indigenous women from Papua New • Read More »

MiningWatch Annual Seminar – April 27, 2017

April 18, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Barrick GoldPapua New GuineaCorporate Social ResponsibilityEnvironmental Assessment.

This year we have two topics, with special guests to present and discuss them with us. All are invited. 1. Challenging Barrick Gold on Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Destruction Two Indigenous Ipili women will speak about their pursuit of justice, for themselves and for many other members of their community who have suffered violence • Read More »