Murder of Mexican mining protester throws spotlight on role of Canada’s embassies

Murder of Mexican mining protester throws spotlight on role of Canada’s embassies

The assassination of Mexican activist Mariano Abarca stands little chance of gaining the spotlight in Ottawa given all the tumult in the nation’s capital. But Monday’s judicial review before Federal Court Justice Keith Boswell deserves attention, reminding us of the tragic events of a decade ago and the present day oversight, or lack thereof, of Canadian mining companies operating abroad.

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