Canada

"Activists: Canada Mine Approvals Threaten Alaska Fishing Communities"

"Almost one year after an unprecedented spill from a mine tailings pond in Canada’s largely pristine province of British Columbia, its government has given the green light for the mine to reopen — worrying environmentalists who say a number of other northern B.C. copper and gold mines are in various phases of approval, and could threaten downstream fishing communities in southeastern Alaska."

Source: Aljazeera America, 07/13/2015
October 9, 2015

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"CP Rail Legal Challenge Plunges Lac-Megantic Settlement Into Question"

"A lawyer for the defunct railroad at the center of the Lac-Megantic train derailment said Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is acting deplorably and offensively by attempting to shut down proceedings to distribute over $430 million to victims and creditors of the 2013 tragedy."

Source: Toronto Globe & Mail, 06/16/2015

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