MiningWatch Canada (MWC) is a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country. It addresses the urgent need for a co-ordinated public interest response to the threats to public health, water and air quality, fish and wildlife habitat and community interests posed by irresponsible mineral policies and practices in Canada and around the world.
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions and a better quality of life.
"Security in Canada"
Awarded $3,000 - January 2003
"Canada -US Deep Integration"
Web site: www.policyalternatives.ca
Awarded $3,000 - June 2003
"John Polanyi Annual Conference"
November 12-16, 2003
MISC Conference on the Future of Social Democracy
The future of social democracy
May 16, 2001
Conference by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
"From the start, the whole point of social democracy is to assert the primacy of politics over economics" says former NDP leader Ed Broadbent, who is co-chair with Desmond Morton, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, of the conference on:
Web site: www.straightgoods.ca
Awarded $5,000 - 2002