Friday, July 11, 2014

Canada U News: Keep the U Ban in VA!

Federal Government Blocks Completion of Nunavut Land Use Plan, Denies Funding for Final Public Consultation
Thursday, July 3, 2014
MiningWatch Canada has received copies of sharply worded letters from Percy Kabloona, Chair of the Nunavut Planning Commission, that are addressed to Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt. The letters chastise the Minister and AANDC for failing to support the final public consultation process of the Nunavut Land Use Plan.
Friday, June 27, 2014
News release: Eleven months after submitting a complaint to the Canadian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Entreprises in Ottawa, FIDH, its member organisation in Ecuador CEDHU and MiningWatch Canada, representing a group of peasants and indigenous people affected by the first large-scale mining contract in Ecuador, urge the Canadian National Contact Point (NCP) to immediately proceed with the case.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Press Release: A civil lawsuit filed today in Vancouver against Tahoe Resources for negligence and battery in connection with a shooting at the company’s silver project in Guatemala sends a strong message to investors and all Canadians.