The long reach of Canada’s mining industry

The long reach of Canada’s mining industry http://canadians.org/media/council/2012/08-Oct-12.html   By Meera Karunananthan, Raul Burbano, Sakura Saunders and Jennifer Moore The Hill Times October 8, 2012 Major news stories recently provided a glimpse into the Harper government’s close ties with the mining industry. They hint at a cozy relationship that gives mining companies undue influence over … Continue reading

MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’

http://www.chroniclejournal.com/editorial/letters/2012-09-21/mp’s-junket-‘screams-unethical-behavior’ MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’ Friday, September 21, 2012 Now that Bruce Hyer is an Independent MP, it appears he is taking a handout from mining company Goldcorp. MiningWatch Canada revealed that Hyer, with three other MPs and a Senator, took a trip to Guatemala, all expenses paid by Goldcorp, where they visited one … Continue reading

Questions raised over politicians’ trip to mine in Guatemala

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1260756–questions-raised-over-politicians-trip-to-mine-in-guatemala Questions raised over politicians’ trip to mine in Guatemala Published on Friday September 21, 2012 Kenyon Wallace Toronto Star A mining industry watchdog says Canada’s lobbyists should be forced to disclose more details about their interactions with politicians after four MPs and a senator went on a trip to Guatemala paid for by a … Continue reading

Watchdog group questions MP trip to Guatemala

Watchdog group questions MP trip to Guatemala CBC News Posted: Sep 19, 2012 7:09 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012 7:06 PM ET Read 112comments112 MPs and lobbying ethics A trip by five Canadian parliamentarians to Guatemala at the invitation of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp has drawn questions from a mining industry watchdog group … Continue reading

Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2012 Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket (Ottawa) Records filed Monday confirm that four Canadian Members of Parliament and one Senator flew on Goldcorp’s tab to visit company operations in Guatemala and meet with legislators in charge of mines at the end of August. Don Boudria, a … Continue reading

Parlamentarios Canadienses irán a la Mina Marlin

http://www.s21.com.gt/pulso/2012/08/30/canadienses-iran-mina-marlin Siglo Veintiuno, 30 de agosto de 2012. Canadienses irán a la Mina Marlin Cuatro parlamentarios canadienses se encuentran de visita en el país para reunirse con empresarios de la Mina Marlin, que opera en el occidental municipio de San Miguel Ixtahuacán, San Marcos. Según el director ejecutivo de GoldCorp en Guatemala, Mario Marroquín, el objetivo de … Continue reading

Diputados canadienses cabildean en Guatemala por Ley de Minería

CONGRESO: Ejecutivo de Mina Marlin impulsa mejoras Diputados canadienses cabildean en Guatemala por Ley de Minería MIÉRCOLES 29 DE AGOSTO DE 2012 14:00   Según un comunicado recibido por este vespertino, diputados canadienses arribarán esta semana al país, donde se reunirán con diputados de la Comisión Legislativa de Energía y Minas y otras autoridades, como parte … Continue reading

Dirigentes de Goldcorp planean visita a Guatemala

http://www.s21.com.gt/nacionales/2012/08/29/dirigentes-goldcorp-planean-visita-guatemala Siglo Veintiuno, 29 de agosto de 2012. Dirigentes de Goldcorp planean visita a Guatemala Representantes de la extractora de oro, Goldcorp y parlamentarios canadienses tienen previsto realizar hoy un viaje a Guatemala con la intención de intervenir en la legislación minera. La Mina Marlin opera en San Miguel Ixtahuacán, San Marcos, desde hace 7 … Continue reading

Goldcorp organiza viaje de parlamentarios Canadienses a Guatemala

PARA DIFUSION INMEDIATA   Martes, 28 de agosto del 2012 Goldcorp organiza viaje de parlamentarios Canadienses a Guatemala Esta semana, parece que el Vice-Presidente de Goldcorp, Brent Bergeron, podría estar trabajando sobre su sueño de modernizar la  Legislación Minera Guatemalteca, tal como soltó en febrero durante la reunión de una comisión parlamentaria. Hace seis meses, Bergeron se presentó … Continue reading

Goldcorp organizes junket for Canadian parliamentarians to Guatemala

Goldcorp organizes junket for Canadian parliamentarians to Guatemala Tuesday, August 28, 2012 This week, it appears that Goldcorp VP Brent Bergeron may be working on his dream to modernize Guatemala’s mining law, which he floated at a parliamentary commission meeting in February. Six months ago, as a witness before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs … Continue reading