Turning off the Tap: Site C and Water Privatization in Canada

Turning off the Tap: Site C and Water Privatization in Canada

By Jennifer O’Keeffe – Global Research
August 09, 2016

Site C Dam is a proposed 60-metre high, 1,050m length dam on the Peace River on Treaty 8 territory in northeastern British Columbia (see image below), a project that if built, would create an 83km reservoir submerging 78 First Nations heritage sites in violation of the Constitution Act, but how does it connect to continental water diversion?

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The Mining Record of OceanaGold’s in the Philippines

The Mining Record of OceanaGold’s in the Philippines

by John Cavanagh and Robin Broad – STOPESMINING
August 17, 2016

Ever since it took over PacRim in El Salvador in 2013, the large Canadian-Australian Mining Company, OceanaGold, has wanted to mine gold along the Lempa River in northern El Salvador.  It claims that it will be an environmentally-responsible mining company that will protect this river, which supplies over half of the drinking water of El Salvador. 

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