Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie

Canadian war profitors

Resistance in the South West

11 December 2012

Thousands march in the Southern Colombian town of Pasto to demand land rights and an end to militarization and large-scale mining .


On October 12, 2012, a few days before historic negotiations between the FARC and Colombian government started, thousands marched in the Colombian city of Pasto, Nariño to show their dissatisfaction with the current administration and their desire “to construct peace with social justice.”

Book Launch: “The Ugly Canadian”, Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy, by Yves Engler

9 October 2012 - 19:00
Author of the “Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy” & six other books, Engler has been dubbed “one of the most important voices on the Canadian Left today” (Briarpatch), "Canada's version of Noam Chomsky" (Georgia Straight), “in the mould of I. F. Stone” (Globe and Mail). His books have been praised by Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Rick Salutin, Maude Barlow and many others.

CANCELLED : Target Canadians profiteers from the war in Columbia - THE CASE OF THE PACIFIC RUBIALES OIL COMPANY

17 October 2012 - 19:00


Colombian work union delegates will be visiting Montreal:

Project Accompaniment and Solidarity Colombia (PASC) invites you to meet three representatives of the worker's union (USO-Union sindical obrera) invited by the Canadian Union of Communication, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP).  The delegates will be in Montreal to share their experience of the various struggles encountered against a Canadian oil company, Pacific Rubiales.

Marketing Consent : Public relations underside of Canada's mining sector

1 September 2012

It’s no secret that Canadian mining companies are fanned out around the world. Conflicts linked to large-scale mining projects have come to the fore as some of the most intense social and environmental struggles in this hemisphere and beyond. But well outside of the headlines, another industry, one that purports to link Indigenous people internationally in order to benefit from resource extraction, has slowly taken off.

Colombia's Mining Boom

28 August 2012

Colombia stands before one of the potentially largest, most diversified mining booms in the world. Untold reserves of gold, coal, copper, silver and other metals and minerals are luring prospectors, geologists and extractive companies—mostly Canadian multinationals, which account for more than half the world's mining activity.

Canada’s Promotion of Mining Industry Belies Claims of Corporate Social Responsibility

18 July 2012

In recent months, Canadians have been infuriated to hear that their government is subsidizing profitable overseas mining operations by channelling international aid money into corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects of companies like Barrick Gold. But this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the political and economic support that the Canadian government provides to promote Canadian corporate interests abroad.

Continental Day of Action Against Canadian Mega Resource Extraction August 1, 2012

11 July 2012


We are heeding a call from communities in the global south that have organized and are resisting the exploitive practices of the mega resource extractive industry. The organizations below, in solidarity with communities impacted by the Canadian extractive industry throughout the Americas call for a Continental Day of Action on August 1st, 2012 to demand an end to exploitative and unjust mining practices.