Tories undermining African democracy in their haste to defend mining companies.
Trade Minister Ed Fast shakes hands with Yacouba Isaac Zida, prime minister of Burkina Faso, at a FIPA signing ceremony in April in Ottawa.
Yves Engler Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Sometimes what is good for business can be bad for people. Most Canadians understand this and cherish their right to protest “bad deals” and to elect new governments willing to reverse so-called business-friendly policies. This is called democracy.
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