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

Jamie Kneen

National Program Co-Lead

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.

Lettre au Ministre des Affaires étrangères Peter MacKay sur le coentreprise de Kinross-Forrest au RDC