In November 2019, MiningWatch Canada brought together almost 200 people — community and grassroots representatives, experts and academics, researchers and activists — to explore some of the thorny issues around the need for metals and materials for renewable energy and climate action. This is the report of that conference.
Do you want to be an integral part of a dynamic and creative coalition working for environmental and social justice in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and mining-affected communities with great opportunities for learning? The Communications Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing communication strategies and plans in support of MiningWatch’s programs and organizational objectives. They will coordinate the development and distribution of the organization’s communication materials. In addition, they will support media relations in both traditional and digital media in Canada and internationally. The position is focused on raising visibility of MiningWatch’s issues, amplifying the voices of mining-affected communities, and reaching and engaging a broad public audience to deepen awareness and engagement.