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Export Development Act

Letter to Minister Ng: remedy harm caused by EDC-financed dam in Colombia

Communities devastated by the Hidroituango dam in Colombia continue to seek accountability from the Canadian government, which financed the project in 2016 through its export bank. In this letter to Canada's international trade minister, Above Ground and Amnesty International call on the government to ensure that the bank makes appropriate reparations and no longer supports such damaging projects.

Expert analysis lays out reforms for decarbonizing Canada’s export bank

Canada has become the second-largest public financier of fossil fuels in the G20 due to the business carried out by its export bank. New research commissioned by Above Ground and Oil Change International identifies policy and legal reforms needed to reverse the trend and redirect the bank's resources into low-carbon solutions.