The Canary Research Institute on Mining Environment and Health was incorporated on November 3, 2003, to promote the advancement of education and the reduction of poverty in Canada and elsewhere relating to and resulting from the impacts of mineral development on the physical, cultural, social and emotional health of humans and human communities, and on the health of terrestrial and aquatic environments by:
 – Undertaking scientific and social research;
 – Publishing, promoting and distributing the results of the Institute’s research in articles, journals and monographs and by developing and delivering workshops and seminars to disseminate the results of the Institute’s research; and
 – Providing seminars and workshops for rural and remote communities dealing with the impacts of mining.