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Canadian Mining Companies Will Now Face Human Rights

Canadian Mining Companies Will Now Face Human Rights

2020-5-31Canadian mining companies will now face human rights charges in Canadian courts June 11 2019 By IRMA Canada is the undisputed powerhouse of the mining industry home to 75 per cent of its companies but the industry is plagued by allegations of rape and slavery abroad

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