Posts Categorized: Opinions

Social responsibility or slick public relations?

One of Canada’s largest mining companies, Goldcorp, has already invested enormous sums in a public relations campaign to improve its corporate image through partnerships with NGOs and gifts to public universities including UVic.

The alternative for investment

Enbridge’s proposed pipeline project is causing considerable unrest in the province, creating undue stress on First Nations groups that are opposed to these developments.

The Escobar Mine

The latest news coming from Guatemala related to Escobar Mine could give us a glimpse of what Goldcorp currently does with regards to social and environmental concerns around their latest project.

This Week in Martlet History: May 17

In the May 17, 2001 Martlet issue, staff wrote an editorial piece that discussed the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) protests and their effect on the world and the provincial election.