Bank Covers Billions In China

A federal bank, Export Development Canada, approved more than $3 billion in loan guarantees and insurance on exports to China last year after claiming to enact a human rights policy, according to Access To Information records. “We truly do believe in responsible business,” Mairead Lavery, the $458,000-a year CEO of the Crown bank, earlier told the Commons finance committee: “We all have a role to play in defending human rights.”

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