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Transnational Lawsuits in Canada against Extractive Companies

Eight claims containing allegations of environmental or human rights abuse related to the overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies have been filed in Canadian courts. This document provides a summary of these eight lawsuits, their implications, and the challenges presented by transnational lawsuits of this nature.

Above Ground and Brazilian allies seek details about Kinross’s plan to compensate locals impacted by mine

Over a decade after Kinross Gold displaced traditional communities in Brazil with its Morro do Ouro mine expansion, the firm has issued a proposal to the affected communities. Above Ground and its Brazilian partners have written to Brazilian authorities to obtain further details.