Events & News
May 17 2022
From 25 to 27 April, the international conference Mining the Connections was held at the Château-Laurier Hotel in Quebec City.
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...
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...
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...
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...