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Monday, May 27, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis describes the Sacred Headwaters – where three of British Columbia's greatest salmon-bearing rivers are formed. The area is under threat by mining developments.

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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What will Kamloops' future look like if the proposed Ajax open pit mine goes ahead as currently proposed? Should a huge mining operation be allowed inside the city limits and so close to schools and neighborhoods? This video has been produced by local citizens deeply concerned about the proposed mine.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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Members of Neskantaga First Nation speak of their love for their land and the Attawapiskat River - an area threatened by extensive mining developments in the so-called "Ring of Fire" in northern Ontario. With visually stunning images taken and compiled by Allan Lissner.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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Maria Cuc Choc, a Mayan Q’eqchi’ community leader from El Estor in eastern Guatemala, visited Canada to speak about injustices Indigenous communities have experienced related to Canadian mining operations.

Monday, March 19, 2012
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Manuel Pérez Rocha is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. He is also the Coordinator of Networking for Justice in Global Investment, and is a member of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC).

Thursday, January 26, 2012
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The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act has been under attack for many years by industry and provincial and federal governments who claim that rigorous environmental assessment and meaningful public involvement hamper economic growth and drive away investment by causing delay and uncertainty around major projects, and wasting time, money, and energy assessing small projects. Yet the purpose of the Act is to promote sustainable development.

Thursday, January 5, 2012
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Dr. Lyuba Zarsky, a Senior Research Fellow for the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, is the co-author of a study on the Marlin Mine,  owned and operated by Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. in the western highlands of Guatemala. MiningWatch accompanied Dr. Zarsky during her visit to Ottawa in October 2011.

Hear about the ethical issues faced in determining an appropriate study methodology, the challenges involved in knowing what is true/not true, and why the study concludes that this mine operation should be suspended.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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Robert Del Tredici talks about some of the challenges this Ontario town has been facing since the mid-1970's.

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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Robert Del Tredici talks about the amazing Maisie Sheill, long-time activist admired by people concerned about the risks related to uranium mining and respected even by her opponents.