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Transnational Lawsuits in Canada against Extractive Companies

This publication provides an overview of claims filed in Canadian courts containing allegations of environmental or human rights abuse overseas linked to the operations of Canadian extractive companies or companies within their corporate group. We examine the outcomes and implications of each case, and the challenges inherent in transnational litigation of this nature.

Eye on EDC: Kinross Gold’s Brazilian mine

Over the past decade Kinross Gold has dramatically expanded its Morro do Ouro mine, displacing traditional communities in the process. Despite these abuses, Kinross Gold remains a frequent client of Canada’s export bank.