Thirty years ago a Canadian mining company was responsible for a tailings spill on Marinduque Island in the Philippines. 30 years after this tragedy, all the inhabitants and all the Canadians who went there still remember this event. [Il y a 30 ans une compagnie minière canadienne a été responsable d’un déversement de résidus miniers … Read more Documentary on Canadian Mining and the Philippines presented at the CCSEAS 2021 Conference
CCSEAS Conference 2021 : Everyday Forms of Land Appropriation and Natural Resources Control in Southeast Asia: Multiple Views, Sites and Dynamics Convenor & Chair: Dominique Caouette, Université de Montréal Discussant/Intervenant: John Devlin, University of Guelph Description Today, many forms of appropriation of territorially based resources are at play in countries of the South. Beyond the … Read more CCSEAS Conference 2021 : Everyday Forms of Land Appropriation and Natural Resources Control in Southeast Asia: Multiple Views, Sites and Dynamics
Canadian Mining Companies and Corporate Negligence Canada is commonly known for its diplomacy. Yet not many know that Canada is the world’s global mining leader. Home to approximately 75% of the world’s mining corporations, Canadian mining assets abroad are valued at approximately $177.8 billion. In recent decades, the Canadian mining industry has been criticized for being directly … Read more “Underground Politics” of Canadian Transnational Mining in the Philippines
Members of the GMLC Project once again presented at the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development Conference. The presentations were taken from a soon-to-be-published book by the GMLC Team. #1 Digging for Accountability: Structural Power Inequalities in Global Mining Discourse by Angela Mariz Asuncion, Nicolas D. Brunet, Dominique Caouette In recent decades the … Read more CASID 2021 CONFERENCE: GMLC PANEL
Brady Reid, one of the graduate student researchers on the GMLC team, presents his poster about Treaty no. 9 and setting the context for mine-community relationships in northern Ontario. The poster presentation was at the 2020 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Conference in Toronto, Ontario.
The University of the Philippines Third World Studies Center (UP TWSC), in partnership with the Department of Political Science of the Université de Montréal (UdeM), has been conducting the video documentary project Student for Development since 2011. This project brings together a team composed of UdeM undergraduate students and TWSC interns to produce a video … Read more Video Documentaries of Palawan