At global mining conference, Joe Oliver is a rock star

Human rights advocates still pan mining industry, government efforts

Embassy Photo: Carl Meyer
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, managing director of CAMESE and former PDAC president Jon Baird, PDAC executive director Ross Gallinger, and Natural Resources Canada assistant deputy minister Anil Arora at the PDAC mining conference March 5.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/07/2012 12:00 am EST

Scattered among the kiosks at a large Canadian government promotional booth lies a stack of official-looking pamphlets titled 'Corporate social responsibility: A business strategy that reflects Canadian values.'

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