Commemoration of the life of Mariano Abarca and murdered Mexican human rights defenders; Photo: Ben Powless

Canada’s Deadly Diplomacy – Mexican Delegation Finishes Canadian Tour

The proposed new impact assessment process at a glance.

Bill C-69: New Federal Environmental Review Laws Fall Short of Promises

Mariano Abarca embassy
Mariano Abarca speaking in front of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico as Embassy staff look on.

Canadian Embassy in Mexico Subject of Complaint to Public Sector Integrity Commissioner

The DNI Metals Mining Project in Vohitsara, Madagascar Must Really Be Stopped!

Communiqué from The Collective for the Defense of Malagasy Lands - TANY

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Justice for Mariano Abarca! Photo: MiningWatch Canada

Speaking Tour: Canada’s Deadly Diplomacy and Mining Justice in Mexico 

Launch of OECD Watch ‘Remedy is the Reason’ Campaign

As a member of OECD Watch, MiningWatch and other member organisations have launched a campaign calling for the improved effectiveness of OECD National Contact Points (NCPs) so that NCPs can provide access to remedy for victims of business related human rights abuses.

Meeting at Global Affairs Canada, Oct 18, 2017; Photo: CCIC

Does the Canadian Government Have a Message for Mining-Affected Communities in Mexico?

Guest blog by Daniela Pastrana, Periodistas de a PIe Journalists Network, @danielapastrana

Translated from the original in Spanish by Christian Filip

Michael Levitt
Liberal MP Michael Levitt is chair of the House Subcommittee on International Human Rights. The Hill Times file photograph.

House Subcommittee Hearings on Mining in Latin America a Public Disservice

The committee hasn’t heard from people most directly affected by Canadian mining operations in the region.