Human Rights, Environmental Activists to attend Barrick Gold AGM

Impacted community members will be joining human rights and environmental rights activists at Barrick’s Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.) for the 10th year in a row. They will be highlighting:

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  • Adequate compensation for 120 women raped by Barrick guards in Papua New Guinea.
  • Opposition to Barrick’s Veladero mine which spilled 1 million litres of cyanide into the river system in Argentina.
  • Villagers seeking resettlement away from Barrick and Goldcorp’s leaking Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic
  • Creation of laws in Canada that hold Canadian corporations accountable for crimes committed in developing countries.

The meeting will take place Tuesday April 26, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre: 255 Front St, Toronto.