Events & News

May 17 2022

Mining the Connections Conference: a rich and diverse first edition!

From 25 to 27 April, the international conference Mining the Connections was held at the Château-Laurier Hotel in Quebec City.

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May 13 2022

Capitalism and Dispossession: Corporate Canada at Home and Abroad (David P Thomas and Veldon Coburn, eds)

In the book chapter, "The Gendered Violence of Canadian Extraction", Rebecca Hall explores gender dynamics of extractive operations in Canada. Taking up a diverse set of case studies, she analyzes the relationship between home, community and work, with a focus on Indigenous/corporate relations...

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April 01 2022

Program - Mining the Connections 2022

The program for the Mining the Connections  is now available!

As a reminder, the conference will be hosted in Château Laurier, Quebec City, on April 25-27, 2022. 

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January 17 2022

Interview with Kristina Sehlin Macneil

Kristina Sehlin Macneil, we are pleased to have you join the MinErAL Network. Could you please tell us what are your main research interests and areas of expertise? 

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January 17 2022

Interview with Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall, we are pleased to have you join the MinErAL Network. Could you please tell us what are your main research interests and areas of expertise? 

I’m delighted to join the network. I’m so looking forward to...

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Featured Projects

2020

Interactions between International Trade and Investments Law and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in mining projects

Trade and investment agreements are key elements of mining projects. In particular, decision to invest in a mining project depends on the existing legal protection provided by bilateral or...

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2020

Realising Indigenous Rights: Effective Implementation of Agreements

Negotiated agreements now constitute a critical component of almost all encounters between Indigenous peoples and the extractive industry in Australia and Canada, and are rapidly becoming more...

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2019

Indigenous employment in nickel mining: A global perspective on Indigenous job access and labour practices in Canada and New Caledonia

Recent research in the MinErAl network has investigated the implications of mining development for Indigenous livelihoods by examining the relationship between Indigenous employment and industrial...

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