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    Canadian Mining Abroad

    Canada backs foreign investor rights to protect mining sector: Book

    The Trudeau government continues to champion foreign investor rights – even when they cost taxpayers millions and threaten environmental values – because such trade clauses are essential for Canada's controversial mining se...

    Digging out of Canada’s mining dilemma

    Canadian mining giants have drawn harsh criticism for environmental and human rights abuses, but that may be changing with new legal tools and global awareness, says David Suzuki.

    After Mount Polley, Alaska Senator doesn't trust BC's environmental reviews for mines

    After Mount Polley, Alaska Senator doesn’t trust BC’s environmental reviews for mines

    Alaskan US Senator Lisa Murkowski is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to intervene in the review of a trans-boundary mine, following the breach of a tailings pond at Mount Polley mine.