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Letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay re: Kinross-Forrest Joint Venture in D.R. Congo

Jamie Kneen Communications and Outreach Coordinator responsible for: strategic research, social media, and public engagement; our Africa program, environmental assessment, and uranium mining.

Concerned that the Democratic Republic of Congo lost out in the joint venture between Gécamines, the Congolese state mining company, and Kinross-Forrest, partially owned by Kinross Gold, several non-governmental organisations sent this letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay urging him to find ways to regulate the activities of Canadian mining companies in vulnerable countries.