Category: News

Export agency to open books

(May 15, 2001) In an effort to counter a damning report expected to be handed down today, the federal government’s export-development agency is planning to open its books to public scrutiny for the first time in its 32-year history.

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LatAm indigenous groups claim Canada finances forced dislocation

(April 3, 2001) Alberto Achita, a leader of the Embera Katio tribe in Colombia, and Sara Imilmaqui Aguas of the Mapuche nation in Chile say the Canadian government is contributing to their forced dislocation by helping finance controversial hydro-electic dam projects.

EDC’s role in telecom exports

(August 1, 2000) For an ECA with probably the most commercial reputation in the business, the Export Development Corporation is remarkably unfazed by the changes occurring amongst its peers. The last twelve months, however, have demonstrated the advantage that the ability to act as an arranger has in supporting domestic exporters.