North America

Recent Articles

Canada is global mining, pure and simple. Over 50 percent of the world’s mining companies are based in Canada and Canadian mining companies explore, develop and produce in over 100 countries...

The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group is pleased to release for public comment its draft recommendations on implementing mandatory reporting standards for Canadian mining companies. This release comes on the heels of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s pre-G8 announcement that Canada will establish new transparency standards.

Today, on the eve of the G8 Summit, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada will establish new mandatory reporting standards for Canadian oil, gas and mining companies. The announcement comes on the heels of the European Parliament’s vote for strong new disclosure requirements for extractive companies.

Canadian exploration and mining associations, in collaboration with civil society organizations, have released recommendations for the development of a payment transparency standard for all publicly-traded mining companies in Canada.

Hydraulic fracturing could lead the U.S. to energy independence. But there are other social and economic factors to consider.