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    On January 16th, the Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group released its final recommendations on the mandatory disclosure of payments from Canadian mining companies to governments. To read more, click here.

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    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces Canada will implement mandatory disclosure requirements of payments to governments for Canadian extractive companies.
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    An Eye on Disclosure: The PWYP-Canada Guide to Finding Information on Public Mining Companies in Canada. Available in both French and English.

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New Transparency Law in Canada

On  December 17th, 2014 the Government of Canadapassed 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. PWYP-Canada welcomes this legislation and Canadian government's leadership on extractive transparency. As the details of the Act are owrked out, PWYP-Canada urges the government to uphoold the global best practice. See our Press Release (FR). For further information on the legislation, see our factsheet and our submission to the Senate and the House of Commons (french). 

 

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