Media Contacts: Tracy Glynn, Mining Advocacy Network, JATAM, Tel: (709)-739-5120, Email:Published by MAC on 2004-04-21
- Media Advisory -
Environmental Defence, MiningWatch Canada
Representatives from communities around the world impacted by Inco attend annual shareholders meeting
What: Representatives from New Caledonia, Guatemala, St. Johns, Newfoundland and Port Colborne, Ontario communities around the world impacted by Inco operations will attend the mining companys annual shareholders meeting. They will take the opportunity to question Inco CEO, Scott Hand, about the companys poor environmental and human rights track record, and to demand real action to improve community relations.
When: Wednesday, April 21, 2004The shareholders meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.
Who: Representatives from New Caledonia, Guatemala, St. Johns and Port Colborne
NOTE: Representatives will be available for interviews after the meeting
Where: Design Exchange
234 Bay Street (west side of Bay between King and Wellington Streets)
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Contact: Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence Canada, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232 or (647) 280-9521 (cell)
Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada, (613) 569-3439 or (613)-795-5710 (cell)