Barrick Gold

Mining

Barrick Gold has been hit with a multi-billion dollar lawsuit

The Canadian gold mining company has been plagued for years by allegations of human rights violations and environmental destruction at its mine in Papua New Guinea.
Jax Jacobsen
3.15.19
Canadian mining

Mining companies forced to become more transparent

New data showing how much companies like Barrick Gold give back to countries they mine in is now available online
Ashley Renders
7.18.17
HUMAN RIGHTS

These women confronted a Canadian company over the sexual assaults that occurred at its mine

Joycelyn Mandi and Everlyn Guape travelled from Papua New Guinea to Toronto in order to tell their stories.
VICE News
5.24.17
Mining

Women from Papua New Guinea bring rape complaints to Canadian mining company’s door

Women travel from Papua New Guinea to tell their stories of sexual assault to a Canadian mining company as government considers new mining ombudsman’s office
Hilary Beaumont
4.26.17
HUMAN RIGHTS

Violence escalating at notorious mine co-owned by Canadian company, locals say

Canadian company Barrick Gold says it is investigating new allegations of violence near its Papua New Guinea mine
Hilary Beaumont
3.30.17
Film

This Filmmaker Was Forced to Cast an Actress in Her Documentary After Legal Ruling

Filmmaker Holly Fifer's Hot Docs premiere is not the documentary she's spent the last four years making. After a legal injunction forced her to redact major portions of the film, she faces a dangerous legal precedent.
Amil Niazi
5.6.16
News

The Harper Government Has Refused to Fill a Position to Oversee the Mining Industry

Nearly a year after a vacancy for a job overseeing Canada's mining industry began, the position remains open. Critics say the Harper government's willingness to drag its feet on appointing someone is indicative of the problems Canada faces when dealing...
Justin Ling
8.19.14
News

Indigenous People in Chile Are Worried about Canadian Mining Sparking a Genocide

Activists and indigenous residents of Chile are challenging mining giant Barrick Gold and their Pascua Lama gold mine project in the mountains, which residents say threatens to poison canals, rivers, and glaciers and would irreparably damage the...
Tim McSorley
6.12.14
News

Killings Continue at a Canadian-Owned Mine in Tanzania

In the past three years, 69 people have been killed and hundreds more have been severely injured by police at the North Mara Gold Mine. The police operate under an agreement with African Barrick Gold, a subsidiary of Canadian mining colossus Barrick...
Chris Oke
4.18.14