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Espionage in the Information Age

During the most recent UN General Assembly, Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, accused the USA National Security Agency of spying on Brazilian government officials. A recent report from the Brazilian news…

PDAC 2013 Part Two: Critique

Last week I gave a report back summary on what I experienced at the PDAC convention. This week I am going to get a bit more column-like and opinionated. Most…

Canadian Mining Companies Face International Lawsuit

When Justin Trudeau visited Trent University, he spoke candidly about Canada’s current political climate, and how we are now perceived by the world as opposed to the past. “There was…

Phase Two of Line 9

By Kristen Phoeniks and Natalie Guttormsson The approval process for “Phase Two” of Enbridge’s Line 9 reversal project is currently under way. Phase Two runs from the Westover terminal, north…

All that Glitters is not Barrick Gold

After years of denying reports that local women were being gang-raped by Barrick Gold employees at their mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, the company finally acknowledged the problem existed…

Deadly Protests Over Mining in Guatemala

Two are dead and another nine were injured during a confrontation near the Escobal silver mine in the department of San Rafael, Guatemala, on Saturday, January 12. The Escobal mine…

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