Thu, Nov 07, 2013: Communities Harmed by Mining

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SUBSTITUTE SPEAKER – please note that Liisa North, who was originally scheduled to give this talk, has had a health issue that will prevent her from joining us. We are grateful that Jim Hodgson could step in to speak.

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Join us for a free public lecture at 7-9pm on Thursday November 7th, 2013 in Room 179 (west end of the building on the ground floor) at University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON by:

Jim Hodgson. journalist, Program Coordinator, Latin America and Caribbean,
The United Church of Canada


Communities Harmed by Mining


Jim Hodgson is a journalist with extensive experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the past 30 years, he has written for a variety of church-based media and worked in the Dominican Republic for two years in the late 1980s and in Mexico for six years in the mid and late 1990s. He was the ecumenical education and communication secretary at the Canadian Council of Churches (1989-94); program director at the Cuernavaca Centre for Intercultural Dialogue on Development (1994-98); and program liaison between the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC) and Common Frontiers (1998-2000). Since 2000, he has worked with the United Church of Canada as Program Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean.

About this lecture series
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Co-Sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace and Voice of Women for Peace.

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