Desperately Seeking Sanction: Canadian Extractive Companies and their Public Partners

Article prepared for the 'Global Capital, Global Rights' workshop convened by SFU and UBC. The text discusses civil society efforts in support of Bill C-300, legislation that sought to create accountability mechanisms regarding the provision of government support to Canadian extractive companies that operate overseas.

Press Responses : December 11, 2003

World Bank mulls advice to end oil project funding
 
(Reuters - Dec 11)
 
WASHINGTON - The World Bank is considering how to respond to an
independent report that recommends the institution phase out investment in
oil projects by the end of 2008 because of environmental concerns, a bank
official said this week.
 

The Extractive Industry Review was commissioned by bank president James

EDC response Re: Three Gorges - February 5, 2003

February 5, 2003

Mr. Fraser Reilly-King
National Coordinator
The NGO Working Group on the EDC
Halifax Initiative
153 Chapel Street, Suite 104
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 1H5

Dear Mr. Reilly-King:

This is in reply to your letter of January 17, 2003, co-signed by the International Rivers Network in which you express concerns about our support for the Three Gorges Hydroelectric Project in China.

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