Mining

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
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Alaska initiative to protect wild salmon could kill off a massive open-pit mine

Proposition 1 would protect rivers the salmon need to spawn but the oil, gas, and mining industries say it would make new projects a "deal killer."
Nigel Duara
10.9.18
Mining

The battle over gold buried in a Colombian mountain

The town of Marmato is at the centre of an international legal battle with a Canadian-owned mining firm.
Bram Ebus
8.13.18
NORTH KOREA

North Koreans Were Treated to a Mining Opera on TV During the Trump-Kim Summit

Complete with jazz hands.
Adam Forrest
6.12.18
transparency

Canada’s export bank needs an overhaul following private jet corruption scandal

The NDP wants a full review of Export Development Canada after it lent $41 million for a private jet to an Indian family facing corruption charges.
Kieran Delamont
3.8.18
environment

Still No Charges for the Company Behind Canada’s Largest Mining Spill

Canada has one of the worst records on the planet for making polluters like Imperial Metals pay.
Carol Linnitt
2.12.18
electric cars

A small town in Quebec could power the next wave of electric cars

But proposals for a massive nickel and cobalt mine in northern Quebec have environmentalists worried.
Ashley Renders
1.30.18
Corporate accountability

New watchdog to investigate Canadian companies for human rights abuses

New ombudsperson will investigate the Canadian companies overseas that make your clothes and mine materials for your electronics.
Hilary Beaumont
1.17.18
Mining

Canada won’t compensate this First Nation for historic gold mine poisoning

Compensation for Giant Mine arsenic contamination would be costly and could set precedent for other contaminated sites: government report.
Hilary Beaumont
12.5.17
environment

BC Fracking May Be Exposing Pregnant Women to a Carcinogen, Study Says

Urine tests suggest higher than normal levels of a benzene near shale gas fields.
Sarah Berman
11.21.17
environment

United Nations calls out Canadian mining companies for catastrophic spills

Global action and tougher rules needed to prevent toxic dam breaches, U.N. says
Hilary Beaumont
11.15.17
climate change

These are the most extreme effects of climate change people are seeing in the Arctic

As world leaders meet for COP23 climate summit, Inuit are seeing the sun rise in the wrong place
Hilary Beaumont
11.7.17
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