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Archive for 'Canadian Pension Plan'

Who is paying for your pension?

If you pay into the Canada Pension Plan, you need to know what your pension money is doing in Central America. Last Friday, simultaneous demonstrations in Guatemala City and Vancouver targeted the gold mining operations of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G if you’re interested) in the Guatemala highlands, home to several Mayan communities.

Central America: Winners and Losers in the Global Mining Industry

On May 20, 2008, in the Le Royal Meridien Hotel on King Street (in Toronto’s financial district), Goldcorp Inc. held their Annual General Meeting (AGM). After listening to Chairman Ian Telfer and CEO Kevin MacArthur explain just how enormous their profits were in 2007, shareholders raised their hands and approved every motion to the effect [...]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Updated Holdings

Including the likes of Inco, Barrick, Glamis, Goldcorp, Gildan, and SNC Lavalin.

Canada Pension Plan Undermining Peace, Ecology, and Human Rights

ACT for the Earth is launching a report today to shed light on the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) consistent misuse of millions of proxy shares in its voting practices at corporate shareholder meetings. The report “Against Common Sense” is an overview of how the CPPIB’s use of proxy shares violate the board’s own [...]