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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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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 Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, the news barely made headlines in Canada. But this development in the Odebrecht 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 Poplak | 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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