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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

Dec 5, 2017 3:49 PM News

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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

May 31, 2017 5:08 PM News

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

Apr 24, 2017 5:01 PM News

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

Mar 15, 2017 6:00 PM News 1 Comments



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

Mar 1, 2017 4:00 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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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

May 9, 2016 7:57 AM News



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

Apr 27, 2016 8:10 PM News

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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

Apr 24, 2016 10:33 AM News

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

Mar 9, 2016 7:03 PM News 1 Comments


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

Dec 9, 2015 6:54 PM News


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

May 31, 2015 9:25 AM News


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

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