Canada Mining Industry

Hold Canadian Mining Companies Accountable For Abuses Abroad

Yves Engler | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada Business
Yves Engler

Is Justin Trudeau prepared to defy Canada's powerful mining industry and adopt legislation to constrain their abuses abroad or will he continue to place the full power of Canadian foreign-policy behind this controversial industry?

Canadian Miners Grapple With Security Risks In Mexico

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Business

OAXACA, Mexico - The recent theft of $10.7 million worth of gold from a mine in Mexico has cast a spotlight on the risks of operating in the country.T...

Canada's Mining Sector Braces For Challenging 2015

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's mining sector is bracing for another challenging year in 2015 as slower growth in China is expected to continue to dampen selling ...

Is Canada's Economy Becoming A One-Trick Pony?

CBC | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s economic diversity is fading, according to a commentary released Wednesday. “It’s likely that the early days of Confederation were o...

Rachel Mendleson

Military Breached Blockade At Canadian-Owned Mexican Mine: NGO | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Business

Following a seven-week-standoff with landowners in Durango State, Mexico, security forces have moved to disperse a blockade at a mine owned by Toronto...

Rachel Mendleson

Canadian Mining Company In Mexican Standoff | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Business

The blockade outside La Platosa — a high-grade, Canadian-owned silver mine in the northeastern Mexican state of Durango — is by all accounts a pea...

BC's Mania For Mining Not Shared By Residents: Poll

CBC | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Business

The B.C. government is bucking the opinion of a large majority of residents of the province with its plan to intensively expand the mining industry, s...

Canada's Mining Watchdog Called 'Bogus PR Job'

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Business

A mining watchdog agency that was supposed to hold Canadian companies accountable for their actions overseas has done little to protect communities ab...