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Bringing Accountability and Transparency to Export Development Canada’s Practices

12 November 2018

Canada’s Export Development Act is under review. In this submission to the government, Above Ground and civil society groups from across Canada call for legal reforms to bolster the accountability and transparency of Export Development Canada.

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Letters & Submissions

Ottawa Must End Fossil Fuel Financing at Export Development Canada

12 November 2018

In this submission to the federal government, we call on Ottawa to reform the Export Development Act to prohibit Export Development Canada from supporting fossil fuel companies and projects.

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Letters & Submissions

Ituango dam crisis exposes accountability gap at EDC

13 July 2018

In May, 120,000 people in northwestern Colombia were endangered by the potential collapse of a hydroelectric dam being developed by Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM), a client of Canada’s export credit agency. EPM is currently under investigation for possible corruption and environmental damage linked to the project.

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Opinion Pieces

EDC must act to address misconduct by client Vedanta

12 July 2018

In May Indian police shot and killed 13 people who were protesting pollution from a copper smelter owned by Vedanta Ltd, a client of Export Development Canada (EDC). In this letter, we seek answers from EDC’s President and Chief Executive Officer regarding the actions taken by the public agency to respond to the shootings and the harms caused by its client’s operations.

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Letters & Submissions

UN report tells Canada to do more to combat human rights abuse by business overseas

12 June 2018

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability says the government must immediately implement the recommendations of a UN report that calls for a coherent policy to protect against business-related human rights abuse.

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