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At March’s Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, Atiqullah Nusrat, CEO of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, declared “Afghanistan is the land of rising opportunities. Rush and get the benefits." more

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Ben Powless

A petition filed with public sector integrity commissioner alleges diplomats at the Canadian embassy in Mexico City intervened on behalf of Calgary mining company implicated in the murder of activist Mariano Abarca more

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Christian Pena

The first of three precedent-setting civil suits is being closely watched by a Canadian mining industry that has operated with relative impunity despite a history of human rights abuses abroad more

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While the feds stall on appointing ombudsperson to check mining atrocities abroad, dozens of targeted killings have claimed the lives of activists opposing Canadian projects more

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Latin America is slowly winning the fight against the corporate assault of transnational Canadian mining companies more

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Unstable times are great for the price of gold, and as permafrost melts, the extraction sector eyes warming Arctic as an opportunity to unlock its underlying riches more

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Canadian mining kills, but at the planet's largest mining conference in Toronto this weekend, the industry will spin fantastical tales for investors that ignore the suffering of the communities bearing the brunt of its "successes" more

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Plus: Naomi Klein on green policies in the age of Trump & Bus tour shines light on mining injustice more

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Klaire Gain.

"We are asking Barrick to feel compassion for us. We are not asking for the little money they will give us for land. We are begging for our well-being, for our life, for our right to breathe air and drink water like we used to." more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Human rights violations at Canadian gold miners' operations abroad have become harder to ignore, but that's a strange thing to celebrate  more

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Alan Lissner

Co-founder of campaign targeting Toronto-based Barrick Gold reflects on 10 years of taking on the world's most powerful gold mining company more

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Homegrown companies are among the worst human rights offenders on the planet more

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Giles Clarke

Findings of six-month probe into 2013 shooting at Canuck company's Guatemala mine were presented recently to the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights more

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Allan Lissner

Falling gold prices and financial difficulties in the face of years-long delays for projects give rise to shifting tactics for Barrick and Goldcorp in dealings with Chile's first peoples more

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    View of smoke plumes from the Syncrude upgrader plant north of Fort McMurray. jre/Photo by Jiri Rezac / GREENPEACE © Jiri Rezac 2009

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    Allan Lissner

    Chile indigenous leader Sergio Campusano outside Barrick Gold AGM in Toronto last month.