Canadian authorities put public resources at the service of Calgary-based Blackfire Exploration despite connections with suspects in the murder of a local activist, mine suspension, and more.
Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Since 2008, we have tried to work with the Company to implement our land use agreement on the basis of equality and respect, but the Company has repeatedly refused to dialogue with us.
For over five years now the Coalition has been pushing an agenda of mining reforms in Quebec and things are shifting dramatically putting industry on the defensive.
Not only is this ruling a negation of justice, it is a negation of the existence of indigenous peoples' right to participate as political actors.
Today, the Algonquins of Barriere Lake are re-affirming their opposition to the proposed exploration activities of the junior mining company Copper One within their unceded traditional territory.
Lolita Chávez says it is love of life that motivates her to risk her own as an outspoken Maya K'iche' activist against racism, mining, and hydroelectric project developments in Guatemala.
Members of Neskonlith have drafted a water declaration stating the importance and sanctity of their watersheds and their opposition to mining in the territory.
Following years of denial, Barrick Gold is implementing a remedy program for victims of rape by employees of its Porgera Joint Venture mine in Papua New Guinea.
This is true disaster capitalism in which the Canadian government has played an entirely self-interested role.
Indigenous and human rights organizations stand in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence in her appeal for full respect for Aboriginal and Treaty rights by the government of Canada.