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.


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.