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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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Mexican chapter in the Odebrecht saga underscores need to bolster transparency at EDC

16 January 2018

When allegations emerged last fall that the Mexican president’s 2012 election campaign was funded in part by a subsidiary of the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, the news barely made headlines in Canada. But this recent development in the far-reaching Odebrecht corruption scandal should give us pause, because it raises crucial questions about the anti-corruption and disclosure policies of our export credit agency.

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How a Federal Agency Helps Finance Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Regimes

19 December 2017

Export Development Canada has perfected the art of lending billions of taxpayer dollars to scandal-ridden foreign buyers. But its transparency could use some work.

By Richard Poplack | Published in The Walrus

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Report investigates human rights abuse linked to Kinross Gold’s Brazilian mine

11 December 2017

A report released today by Above Ground and Brazilian organization Justiça Global documents human rights abuse tied to a Canadian mine in Brazil. The project is operated by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, a Canadian company financed by the government of Canada.

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Swept Aside: An Investigation into Human Rights Abuse at Kinross Gold’s Morro do Ouro Mine

11 December 2017

This report by Above Ground and Justiça Global documents human rights abuse tied to the expansion of the Morro do Ouro mine in Brazil by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, a Canadian company financed by the government of Canada.

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