Opinion

Mining group tells government to stand at wrong end of elephant

The Mining Association of Canada is pushing joint fact-finding as a tool to help solve disputes involving Canadian mining companies overseas. But that’s not always the best option.

Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne is being lobbied by several Canadian civil society groups to create the position of an ombudsperson for the extractive industries. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By KRISTEN GENOVESE

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 AM

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