Factsheet: Why we need to shout out against mining injustice

Canada’s reputation throughout the Global South is tarnished by the human rights and environmental violations of its mining companies abroad. Seventy-five per cent of the world’s mining and exploration
companies are Canadian. And according to a 2009 industry report leaked by MiningWatch Canada, Canadian mining companies have the worst record in the world, even by our own country’s modest corporate social responsibility standards.