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Secret Entities: A legal analysis of the transparency of beneficial ownership in Canada

Author Mora Johnson reports that a number of laws in Canada enable actors involved in business transactions to obscure beneficial ownership, and are out of step with global efforts to address money-laundering and terrorism financing. This report advocates for the creation of beneficial ownership registries across federal, territorial and provincial jurisdictions. 

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An Eye on Disclosure: The PWYP-Canada Guide to Accessing Information on Canadian Companies

An Eye on Disclosure: The PWYP-Canada Guide to Accessing Information on Canadian Companies is a tool developed for PWYP partners around the world looking to gain access to information on the companies operating in their areas. The guide provides examples of the type of information that can be found in the securities disclosure documents of Canadian mining companies, as well as instructions on how these documents can be accessed.

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: Meeting Canada's Commitment to Transparency and Good Corporate Citizenship in the Extractive Industries

In partnership with the Mining Association of Canada, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, and the Revenue Watch Institute, PWYP - Canada has produced a draft framework for the disclosure of payments to governments for Canadian oil and mining companies operating domestically and internationally.

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Lifting the Veil: Exploring the Transparency of Canadian Companies

Publish What You Pay Canada has published a pioneering report on public disclosure regulations in Canada's extractive industries. The report details the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian disclosure rules, providing NGOs, investors and the media with a new and detailed roadmap for holding mining oil and gas companies accountable for their activities and policies.

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