Rob from the poor, Give to the rich

  • Below, a letter to the YWCA Metro Vancouver, Questioning why YWCA Metro Vancouver gave Goldcorp Inc. an “outstanding workplace” award and received a “philanthropic” donation?

Over the years, Rights Action – and other groups – have sent letters, such as this one, to a growing list of institutions in Canada (universities, arts centres, sports teams) that have received 10s of millions of dollars in donations from Goldcorp.

Goldcorp’s “philanthropy” and the silence and complicity of the recipients of millions of dollars, serve to further cover-up and provide Goldcorp with ever more impunity for the repression, harms and violations its mining operations often causes.

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