Canada: Amnesty International statement to Canadian House of Commons regarding Bill C-300, an Act respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining Oil or Gas in Developing Countries

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 20/006/2010

This submission focuses on three key areas: introduction of the legislation is entirely appropriate in the context of international law; the proposed legislation is particularly apposite given the position in which Canada places itself in the global mining sector; examinations being undertaken by a Canadian authority would be beneficial.

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