Mining Lore

The inspiration for revolution

Mehanaz Yakub

Unhealthy working conditions and low wages led asbestos miners to launch a strike that left a lasting legacy in Quebec’s history

The Aberfan mining disaster

Mehanaz Yakub

Neglect by the U.K.’s National Coal Board caused a waste landslide and the subsequent loss of one town’s generation of children

Red Mountain Rush

Jen Glanville

The Le Roi mine in British Columbia was a testament to the free-wheeling nature of mining in its early years