Events & News

June 10 2019

3rd MinErAL Meeting: The preliminary Program now Available

On June 12 and 13, the MinErAL network's annual general meeting will be held in Cairns, Australia, traditional territory of the Yirrganydji people and the Gimuy Walubara Clan of the Yidinji people.

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June 06 2019

Launch of the report "Cohabiting with Fly-in Fly-out commuting: Experiences of women and communities on the North Shore"

This report mentions the social, economic and community impacts of fly-in fly-out commuting, both for workers' families and for host communities.

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June 05 2019

Summer School on Mining Cities in Transition: Rich and Informative Encounters

From May 26th to June 4th, a group of researchers and PhD students from Canada and Scandinavia had the opportunity to discuss with various mining and community development stakeholders in the vicinity of Schefferville, Fermont and Labrador City.

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May 27 2019

Doctoral seminar in Schefferville and Fermont

Members of the MinErAL network are invited to participate in a doctoral seminar to be held in Schefferville and Fermont during the week of May 27, 2019. The event is organized in partnership with REXSAC, details of the...

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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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