Blog Entry

MiningWatch Annual Seminar – April 27, 2017

Jamie Kneen

National Program Co-Lead

This year we have two topics, with special guests to present and discuss them with us. All are invited.

1. Challenging Barrick Gold on Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Destruction

Two Indigenous Ipili women will speak about their pursuit of justice, for themselves and for many other members of their community who have suffered violence and environmental hardship at Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea.

2. Making Next-Generation Environmental Assessment a Reality

The report of the Expert Panel reviewing federal environmental assessment processes is now public. Anna Johnston, staff lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law, will talk about what happens next and how it can make a real difference.

When: 1:00-3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017

Where: J.K. Wyllie Boardroom, Public Service Alliance of Canada, 233 Gilmour Street, Ottawa

Tenga Tenga Peyo Omeya: Silence is Violence: Fighting shame and speaking out for justice Next Generation Environmental Assessment: Building a legacy law for Canada