Here's some information about this site from their About Us page:
"Mining Facts examines the issues and debates surrounding the activities of Canadian mining companies, both in Canada and abroad. It is intended to be a mining information resource for those communities, citizens, and the news media who have questions about the impact of mining activity.
This site aims to present evidence-based mining facts and information in a way that permits balanced consideration of the impacts and opportunities that come from mining. It is written for a general audience, with links to more in-depth research provided for those seeking further mining information."