resource extraction

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Jun 8, 2012
Aerial shot of Athabasca tar sands. Photo: Shell/Flickr

Debating the uses of resource royalties

Brian Topp
In an interesting and well-argued column in the Calgary Herald recently, Mark Milke from the Fraser Institute took issue with my last post here. I can't resist replying to one of his points.
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Fracking and its impact on groundwater: Lessons from Alberta

Mar 21, 2012 to Mar 22, 2012
Telus Building, Room 134, University of Alberta
Corner of 111 Street and 87 Avenue
T6G 2M7 Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 31' 22.4904" N, 113° 31' 4.1988" W
Alberta CA
Join us for an information session and discussion on the impacts of fracking on groundwater, with Professor Karlis Muehlenbachs from the University of Alberta.
Podcast
Nov 9, 2011

Canadian mining companies in Africa

Redeye
The African continent contains a tremendous wealth of minerals, yet the profits from those resources are not flowing to the countries where they are found.
Podcast
Feb 9, 2011

Tanzanian gold mining: The devil in the detail

Africafiles: The Pulse
In May 2009, toxic waste from a gold mine located in North Mara, Tanzania, spilled into River Thigithe. This was the beginning of a long line of human rights abuses by African Barrick.

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