Canadian Mining Industry Welcomes Enactment of Transparency Legislation

Mining and Exploration
02/06/2015 14:19

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members expressed their support for the coming into force of the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act. Today’s announcement fulfills Prime Minister Harper’s commitment from June 2013 to enact such transparency legislation within two years. “This legislation places Canada at the forefront of international efforts to eliminate corruption and promote transparency. The Mining Association of Canada and its members are proud to have played an active role in collaboration with the Government of Canada and civil society in the promotion and design of this important legislation,” said Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, MAC.