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Fact-sheet – Canada extractive transparency law

On December 17th, 2014 the Government of Canada passed into law the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act as part of omnibus legislation Bill C-43. Under this Act, publicly traded and large private oil, gas, and mining companies must publicly disclose payments to governments, not just in Canada, but around the world. Read the the fact sheet to find out more.

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