The Question of Sustainability Conference aims to build a movement for change within Canada. This conference provided the space for people within
Canada to interact with affected communities and each other, and the
conference format prioritized facilitating conversations focused on
solutions to ending corporate impunity.
The Question of Sustainability is a conference dedicated to
examining the Canadian mining industry through the lens of
sustainability within ecosystems, human rights, culture, and economics.
Featuring speakers from Papua New Guinea, Chile, the Congo,
Guatemala, Tanzania and Peru, as well as many First Nations speakers
and academics from Canada. This conference brings together indigenous
people from the global south and the global north, and serves to
address some of the complex social, political and environmental issues
that relate to the imposition of extractive industries on traditional