(June 8, 1995) G-7 Communique expected to call on World Bank to strengthen environmental policies, while critics call focus on environment a publicity stunt
(March 21, 1995) Last November, while leading his Team Canada mission in China, Prime Minister Jean Chretien shocked Canadians by announcing Canadian government support for the mammoth Three Gorges dam project on the Yangtze River, and his intention to use tax dollars to help finance this controversial project.
(January 1, 1995) The world’s largest development institution, the World Bank, is misleading U.S. Congress and taxpayers, according to a new study released by the Canadian environmental group, Probe International.
(December 9, 1994) When the World Bank celebrated its golden anniversary in Madrid in early October, it promised a new and revitalized "vision" to alleviate Third World poverty.
(December 1, 1994) All is not quiet with what many call the West’s front – the World Bank. Half a century old and being rejuvenated, it hopes to catalyse increased private investment for emerging markets.
(November 22, 1994) By endorsing the “sovereign right of each nation to develop its resources” OHII is endorsing governments’ views that it is right to trade off the interests and security of some citizens for some other supposed benefit such as SED.
(November 22, 1994) Energy Probe Research Foundation’s submission to the Ontario Energy Board on E.B.R.L.G. 36
(October 4, 1994) Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year along with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank was part of the postwar reconstruction program John Maynard Keynes helped set up in 1944. Lord knows what Lord Keynes would make of the World Bank today.
(January 1, 1994) PROBE INTERNATIONAL is calling for an international investigation and audit of the World Bank by a team of independent national auditors from member countries into the financial soundness of the Bank; the costs to taxpayers of maintaining the Bank’s preferred creditor status; and the voting structure and secrecy of the Board of Executive Directors.
Subsidies to Canadian corporations are fueling the Third World’s debt and destroying its environment
(March 21, 1990) It contributes to the Third World’s debt and to the destruction of the Third World’s environment. It provides handouts to Canadian corporations, and administers a muti-billion dollar federal government pot called the “Canada Account,” which provides still more handouts and contributes to our own deficit. It acts so irresponsibly that Kenneth Dye, Canada’s Auditor General, rebuked it for misleading the public by failing to follow “generally accepted accounting principles.”