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Canadian government includes EDC support in its review of fossil fuel subsidies

19 March 2018

Last fall we wrote to Canada’s environment minister urging that the government include in its review of fossil fuel subsidies the billions in support it provides to oil and gas companies each year through Export Development Canada (EDC). We have now received confirmation that “EDC has been included as a part of this review.”

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Who’s watching EDC? Letter to The Globe & Mail

12 March 2018

Hats off to The Globe and Mail for its reporting on Bombardier’s dealings in South Africa. Without it, Canadians may never have learned of allegations of corruption surrounding two South African contracts landed by the firm.

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Above Ground is hiring!

5 March 2018

Above Ground seeks a highly-motivated communications officer to provide support in news monitoring, media outreach and online dissemination of our key messages. Click ‘Read More’ to see full job posting.

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“The Borneo Case” comes to Canada as court prepares to hear financial disclosure suit

25 January 2018

Next week a group of indigenous activists from Malaysia, accompanied by the NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), will travel to Canada to call attention to the decades of clear-cut logging that has razed the rainforests of Borneo and allegedly enriched a Malaysian family accused of money laundering through a Canadian company.

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At last, communities impacted by Canadian corporations overseas will be heard: government creates human rights watchdog

17 January 2018

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability is greatly encouraged by the Minister of International Trade’s announcement of the creation of a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise.

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