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Press release: Mayra Jimenez to speak throughout the Maritimes on the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire and the movement for gender justice in Guatemala

Photo: Art exhibit honouring the 41 victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire currently at Glitter Bean Cafe in Halifax February 27, 2019 (Halifax) - From February 28 to March 9, Mayra Jimenez of the 8 Tijax collective will speak throughout the Maritimes about the ongoing struggle for justice for the 41 girls and [...]

2019-02-27T11:03:15-04:00February 27th, 2019|Press releases, Upcoming Events|

Press Release: Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board Alerted about Dangerous Investment Ahead of Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources Merger

(Ottawa, Tatamagouche) On Friday, January 4th, just four days before shareholders are to vote on the proposed Pan American Silver-Tahoe Resources merger, MiningWatch Canada and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), submitted an investor alert to the Canadian Pension Plan’s Investment Board (CPPIB). The Canadian Pension Plan, as of December [...]

2021-04-14T13:24:08-04:00January 7th, 2019|Press releases|

Press release: Securities Commissions Asked to Investigate Ahead of January 8 Tahoe-Pan American Silver Merger

Accountability group seeks report on consultation with Guatemala’s Xinka Indigenous people (Guatemala City, Washington DC, Toronto, Tatamagouche, Ottawa) Today, ahead of the January 8th shareholder vote on Pan American Silver's acquisition of Tahoe Resources, the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) filed letters with the British Columbia Securities Commission and the US [...]

2021-04-14T13:26:36-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Press releases|

Press Release: Human rights ombudsperson for Canadian corporations could be a step in the right direction, says BTS

January 24, 2018 (Halifax / Guatemala City) For the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), the recently announced Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise could be a step towards increased corporate accountability, though its effectiveness remains to be seen. The office will have the power to investigate human rights complaints against [...]

2021-04-14T13:28:46-04:00January 24th, 2018|General blog, Press releases|

Press Release: Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources cleared for trial in Canada, ‘Tip of the Iceberg’ with regard to risks

 June 12, 2017 (Ottawa/Oakland/Tatamagouche/Toronto/Washington D.C.) An investor alert released today warns that historic developments in the lawsuit against Tahoe Resources in Canada is just one indicator of serious risks surrounding its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala. On Thursday, June 8th, the Supreme Court of Canada denied Tahoe Resources leave to [...]

2021-04-14T13:32:37-04:00June 14th, 2017|Press releases|

PRESS RELEASE: CNCA expresses concern that Federal Budget does not mention Human Rights Ombudsperson

We were disappointed to learn that the federal budget announced on March 22 makes no mention of a Human Rights Ombudsperson for the extractive sector. Regardless, we will continue to push for the Liberal government to make good on its promise to establish an effective Ombudsperson's office! Read the response [...]

2021-04-14T13:37:09-04:00March 24th, 2017|General blog, Press releases|

Press Release: Guatemalans to appeal case against Tahoe Resources in BC court; Reminder that Canada must be open for justice

Vancouver/Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal/Guatemala Monday, October 31, 2016 On November 1st, the BC Court of Appeals will revisit a procedural motion in the case of seven Guatemalans who have brought forward a civil suit for battery and negligence against Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources. The suit dates back to the company’s role in [...]

2021-04-14T13:48:35-04:00October 31st, 2016|General blog, Press releases|
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