Category: Canada

Canada ratifies Inter-American Convention Against Corruption

(June 6, 2000) Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy today announced that Canada has ratified the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption. Announcement made at the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly

Going Beyond the HIPC Initiative: Another Pathway to Achieving Freedom from the Burden of Debt

(March 11, 2000) The HIPC Initiative has been generally criticized for providing too little for too few countries, over too long a time period. Derek MacCuish explains what the criticisms have been focused on and introduces a new program of debt relief.

Acres International replies

(August 27, 1999) We feel compelled to correct the record as it has been characterized in Patricia Adams’ commentary. Ms. Adams refers to Acres International and suggests that monies were improperly paid by our company to an official with the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA). This is simply not the case. We did not make any such payments, and we have no knowledge of any improper transactions.