COVID Recovery or COVID Cooptation? TAKE ACTION on Bill 197!

Is Ford using the pandemic as his chance to destroy laws that protect Indigenous sovereignty, defend environmental safety, and uphold our right to say no to extractive projects in Ontario? We have until November 10th to have our… Read More

Mining in the time of COVID-19

Hello friends,  We hope you’re doing as well as possible during these times of both incredible difficulty and powerful global uprising. Many of you, like us, may be spending a lot of time figuring out what effective activism… Read More

Defund, Dismantle, Demilitarize the Police!

We at the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network stand in fierce solidarity with all those who are calling to defund the institution of policing in this moment of both immense devastation and immense possibility.  Defunding the police matters because… Read More

People Before Profit! An Epic #DisruptPDAC Report-Back

On March 1st, the world’s largest mining convention (PDAC, or the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) began in Toronto, as it does every year. In response, we gathered alongside over 500 people outside the Metro Toronto Convention… Read More

People Before Profit: Evict the Corporate Villains!

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 12 PMMetro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, TorontoFacebook eventGraphics and more info here To quote Utah Phillips, “The Earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing… Read More

Remembering Dave Vasey

A year ago today we lost a dear friend and fellow organizer who had a presence at and behind the scenes of so many actions for justice around Tkaronto. He also played a key role in founding MISN… Read More

OceanaGold Out, Now! Solidarity with the Nueva Vizcaya Barricade

Today is an international day of action in support of the ongoing barricade against OceanaGold’s mining operations in Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines.  The struggle is global. Together, voices around the world are crying out: OceanaGold out, NOW!

Flash Mob Targets Barrick Gold at their AGM

Minutes before Barrick Gold’s annual general meeting was about to start, a spontaneous flash mob emerged from the food court at the entrance of the Hockey Hall of Fame, where Barrick’s meeting was set to take place. The… Read More

Resources on international mining issues

REPORT: The “Canada Brand”: Violence and Canadian Mining Companies in Latin America Backgrounder: A Dozen Examples of Canadian Mining Diplomacy In Depth article about Canada’s role in the Honduran Coup (2009) Brief article about efforts within Canada… Read More

Emergency Mass Action for Mining Justice

With less than six months left in their mandate, the federal government is about to break another promise. The proposed ombudsperson for responsible enterprise would have given people harmed by Canadian mining abroad a tool to begin to… Read More