Just 90 kilometres from Attawapiskat, the world’s largest diamond company, De Beers, operates the Victor diamond mine. De Beers has extracted more than $2.5 billion in rough diamonds since 2007 — and in 2014 alone the company earned nearly a billion in profits. The Ontario government needs to revisit its royalty regime and make De Beers compensate Attawapiskat fairly.
According to a new report, the majority of cans in American grocery store shelves are lined with bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical linked to prostate and breast cancer, infertility and type-2 diabetes.
The largest salmon cannery in Canada, owned by one of Canada’s richest men, Jim Pattison — is closing its processing plant in Prince Rupert, leaving as many as 500 people out of work.