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Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

Toxic Tour: Tracing Violence To Its Source

Exposing Vancouver Mining Companies

- 8:00pm
Lundi Avril 29 2013

Venue: GOLDCORP SFU Center for the Arts (in the Woodwards ‘public’ Atrium)
Cost: Free

MONDAY April 29, 2013! MARK THE DATE!

Toxic Tour Tracing Violence To Its Source : Exposing Vancouver Mining

Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

The world’s “Greenest City” is home to some very dirty business.
Weren’t invited to the BC Mining Week Opening Gala??
Join us for a “Toxic Tour” of Vancouver’s mining headquarters!!
Featuring performances, testimonies, video footage and action-packed

5pm START: At the GOLDCORP SFU Center for the Arts (in the Woodwards
‘public’ Atrium)

Final destination:
BC Mining Week’s Opening Gala Event at Canada Place …and outside: THE
OTHER GALA to honour community resistance to unjust mining and expose the
violence of Vancouver companies. Food, Video, Speakers, and more.

Stand in solidarity with communities affected by Vancouver mining companies
throughout Turtle Island and across the globe!
Visit the corporate headquarters of mining companies and hear from
communities resisting mines!
Reject government-supported corporate violation of peoples' lands, waters,
rights and livelihoods!
Honour those who have been injured or killed for their opposition to
Canadian mining projects!
Bring your children, parents, grandparents!

Stay tuned for more details…
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endorsers list.

What’s BC Mining Week?
The City of Vancouver plans to become the “greenest city in the world.”
It is also home to the world’s largest conglomeration of mining companies.
Beginning on April 29th 2013,Vancouver will host BC Mining Week. After
an opening gala, where the “Mining Person of the Year Award 2012” will be
granted, BC’s mining industry leaders will spend a week wining and dining
at receptions, awards ceremonies and charitable events.

On their websites and in press releases, extractive corporations claim to
bring economic and social 'development' to local and indigenous
communities in BC and across the world. But the “greenwashing” can’t hide
the increasing reports of conflict, environmental devastation, water
toxicity and scarcity, human and indigenous rights violations, and violent
repression–even murder–of residents who speak out in opposition to
extractive projects.

Ever wondered why so many mining companies set up shop in Vancouver? The
Canadian government actively assists extractive corporations with
taxbreaks, subsidies, lax stock market regulations, diplomatic support,
and immunity from prosecution for environmental destruction and human
rights abuses overseas.

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