Information request to EDC regarding financing it provided to Petrobras and Brookfield Asset Management. Both companies are being investigated for corrupt practices in Brazil.
Letter of support for Bill 52 (formerly Bill 83), currently before the Ontario legislature, which affords protections to public interest organizations threatened with SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) suits.
NEW PUBLICATION on export credit and human rights. The document features a case study on Export Development Canada and Brazilian mining company Vale.
On November 3, the Halifax Initiative and Amnesty International convened a panel discussion entitled:
On October 28 representatives of the CNCA called on Canada to fulfill its international obligations by creating effec
On Monday November 3, the Halifax Initiative and Amnesty International will host a public session titled "Lawsuits ag
A Collaborative Symposium for Researchers, Students and Activists.
June 18-20, 2014, McGill University, Montreal.
Until recently, tax policy was a technical speciality left to experts. Today, researchers, community groups and social justice activists are examining whether government tax policies lead to healthy communities and environments, support people in meeting their needs, and promote the achievement of basic human rights.
On Wednesday, December 11, the Halifax Initiative is collaborating with CCIC, Inter Pares and Canadians for Tax Fairn