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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Erin Riley-Oettl

Erin Riley-Oettl is a lawyer from Nova Scotia living in Toronto who focuses on community and international development. She has worked in human rights law in Tanzania, regulation drafting in Nova Scotia, housing policy in Toronto and in Malawi, and program development research in Toronto. She currently volunteers as a research committee member for the Tanzania Centre for Research and Information on Pastoralism.

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Erin Riley-Oettl

Canada the Good

Myth and reality in Canadians’ involvement in African mining November 2015
In 2010, a bill to increase corporate responsibility in the mining sector went before the Canadian House of Commons. Entitled the Responsible Mining Act, it gave hope for a new level of accountability in a sector rife with problems. It would have given the minister responsible for international development the ability to set environmental and international human rights standards for Canadian companies engaged in…