Canada: Amnesty International statement to the Canadian House of Commons, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee hearings regarding Bill C-300, An Act respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining Oil or Gas in Developing Countries

Canada: Amnesty International statement to the Canadian House of Commons, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee hearings regarding Bill C-300, An Act respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining Oil or Gas in Developing Countries

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Index Number: AMR 20/006/2010
Date Published: 25 May 2010
Categories: Canada

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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