Tag: Corruption

November 2003 Campaign Letter

Our federal government – to protect a Canadian multinational – is trying to thwart World Bank rules that would punish a company for international corruption. We need your help to encourage the World Bank to live up to its rules and to let Canada’s new prime minister, Paul Martin, know that we will expect more from Canada under his leadership.

World Bank returns to the infrastructure business

(September 17, 2003) In recent months, under pressure from some of its big borrower countries, and with a realisation that private sector investment has been lacking in critical areas, the bank is returning to the infrastructure business. It says it has learnt from its mistakes. But environmentalist critics are less sure.