Child Development Charities Urge U.S. Administration to Halt Child Separation at the Southern Border (Or Not)

The world is becoming horrified by the news and pictures coming out of the U.S. on the administration’s policy of separating children from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S. southern border. Lines of tired people, children in tow, are stressed after a migration through two or three countries. Their hopes for a better life, a […]

Hi-ho, hi-ho

You don’t have to dig too deep — part two. The ties that bind.  International NGOs and the Canadian mining industry.  Here a listing of Canadian NGOsand the mining companies that acknowledged as a “Donor”, “Alliance Partner”, “Major Corporate Sponsor” on their website.  In some cases such as Plan Canada,  WUSC, World Vision (for which […]

You don’t have to dig too deep

Prologue:  As the freezing rain beat against the windows of her 15th floor walk-up, Your Working Girl was thinking on the brouhaha surrounding World Vision, Plan Canada, World University Services of Canada and their $7.7 million deal with Barrick Gold, IAM GOLD, Rio Tinto and CIDA (heaven rest its soul). For a sector that has […]