Blog Entry

MiningWatch Annual Seminar – May 4, 2018

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.

“Silent No More: Women Resisting Mining and Demanding Justice”

Our partners in Canada and overseas call on the federal government to act to prevent harms and give access to remedies for women affected by Canadian mining here and abroad. With

  • Cressida Kuala, Red Wara Women's Association, Porgera, Papua New Guinea
  • Jacqueline Hansen, Amnesty International Canada 
  • Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada

“Canada’s proposed new Impact Assessment Act: Good from afar but far from good?”

Bill C-69, including a new Impact Assessment Act, is currently being debated by the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Environment. After years of debates and controversies since the dismantling of Canadian environmental laws in 2012, where does Bill C-69 take us? What gaps remain? What can we expect? With

  • Anna Johnston, West Coast Environmental Law
  • Jamie Kneen, MiningWatch Canada

Free of charge (donations accepted) – Snacks and beverages provided

RSVP to [email protected]

When: 1:00-4:00 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2018

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

Bill C-69: Good from afar, but far from good? Presentation by Anna Johnston, Staff Lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law