Events & News

June 12 2018

A fruitful annual meeting for the MinErAL network in Uashat

From May 28th to 31st , our members had their second annual meeting in Uashat, Québec. The event gives us the opportunity to have meaningful discussions and to learn about everyone's work and research interests in order to enhance the collaboration opportunities among our network.

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June 07 2018

First paper of the MinErAL Network now available!

Six members of our network published a paper entitled "Indigenous peoples’ relationships to large-scale mining in post/colonial contexts: Toward multidisciplinary comparative perspectives". The authors (Leah S.

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April 05 2018

The Mineral newsletter is now available!

Have a look at it to stay informed on the research activities, diverse projects and publications of our network members. The newsletter is available here.

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December 06 2017

Launch of a Story Map on Mining development, Migratory Caribou and Land Use in Northern Quebec

Developed by the Northern Sustainable Development Research Chair and Caribou Ungava, this online map shows the interactions between mining development,...

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Featured Projects

2017 to 2019

Northern Voices in Environmental Impact Assessment database

Created by Christopher Fletcher, professor at Université Laval, this database identifies the different concerns voiced by citizens during the public hearings of about 15 development projects...

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2017 to 2019

At the heart of nickel mining corporations in New Caledonia: the labor question

Studies on nickel mining in New Caledonia have mostly focused on how mining activities have been translated into a political issue, Kanak mobilizations to regain control over mining sites and...

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2017 to 2019

Shattering the myth of the good mining job: job desirability for Inuit workers

Proponents of resource development often cite wage employment as a key benefit that Indigenous communities will receive from participating in resource development based on the assumption that...

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