Category: Secrecy

Firm with ties to Chretien lands untendered EDC deal

(May 9, 2000) The federal government’s Export Development Corporation has struck an exclusive deal — without a call for tenders –with an insurance company owned by a powerful Canadian corporation with strong connections to Prime Minister Jean Chretien and the Liberal party.

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Crown agency cloaks deals in secrecy

(May 9, 2000) While the EDC maintain its standard banking procedure not to disclose details of loans, a former bank regulator is calling for an independant review of the agency’s practises.