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.
As a responsible government, and as land owners, the TRTFN must ensure its time and resources are directed to financially viable and environmentally responsible projects.
While exploration and mining companies gather in Whitehorse, the Yukon Conservation Society is saying that over 8,400 Yukon mining claims are practically worthless.
Aid money is meant to address poverty, not to promote the commercial interests of Canadian mining companies.
There is overwhelming opposition in our communities to this mine, and it is shameful that the company is stooping to quoting one individual's support in its press releases.
The Mexican government's act of force against the families protesting outside Excellon Resources' mine in Durango, Mexico, may be the result of previously unreported high-level lobbying in Ottawa.
Guatemala’s Constitutional Court will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of the 1997 mining law for failure to consult with the country’s indigenous peoples who make up more than half the p
It is outrageous that such a damaging mining initiative has the backing of the World Bank, whose mission is to advance real and sustainable development.
This election is indicative of the actions of a company that has, for two years, taken every step possible to intimidate workers and instill fear in them to not vote for a union local.
Development must be sustainable, responsible and undergo an appropriate environmental assessment which includes meaningful First Nation participation, consultation, accommodation and consent.