Category Archives: Campaign Letters
(October 13, 2010) On October 26, a very important bill will come before the House of Commons for third reading. If Bill C-300 is voted into law, it will, for the first time, hold Canadian mining companies accountable for the environmental and human rights abuses caused by their mines in developing countries. Continue reading
Probe International initiates a campaign to make Stanley Marshall and the Newfoundland-based Fortis Inc. accountable to the people of Belize and stakeholders in Canada regarding the pollution spewing down the Macal river from the Fortis-owned Chalillo dam.
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Just one year ago, China’s deadly earthquake struck with abnormal power, leaving close to 90,000 dead or missing. Could China’s unrestrained dam building have triggered this “sleeping dragon,” we wondered. Continue reading
You wouldn’t be surprised if I told you that the World Bank was financing a damaging dam in Laos, that Canadian aid had been used corruptly in Lesotho, or that Export Development Canada had bankrolled a polluting mine in Guyana. Continue reading
Instead of focussing on carbon credits, let’s concentrate on reducing harmful emissions at home. Continue reading