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Canada slowly pushes for corporate transparency as part of anti-corruption push

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The Canadian Press

The veil of Canadian corporate secrecy that helps fuel global corruption is slowly lifting, but not fast enough for some critics.

The SNC-Lavalin headquarters is seen in Montreal on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The veil of Canadian corporate secrecy that helps fuel global corruption is slowly lifting, but not fast enough for some critics. Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Canadian Press 

Ian Bickis

TORONTO — The veil of Canadian corporate secrecy that helps fuel global corruption is slowly lifting, but not fast enough for some critics.

Canada, criticized in the past by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others as a laggard on anti-corruption policies, has taken steps in recent years to catch up to its more advanced peers, including new measures set to come into force in June.

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