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NGO Reactions to defeat of C-300 (Canada) - Oct 2010

On 27 October 2010, the Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act was defeated in the Canadian House of Commons by a vote of 140-134.  NGOs' responses included the following:

Amnesty International Canada: "Bill C-300 - Canada misses crucial opportunity to protect rights", 27 Oct 2010

Canadian Network for Corporate Accountability: "Bill C-300: Narrow Defeat despite Widespread Support for Mining Accountability and Human Rights", 28 Oct 2010
version française : Réseau canadien sur la reddition de comptes des entreprises (RCRCE):"Le projet de loi C-300: Une défaite serrée malgré un large soutien à la responsabilité sociale des entreprises minières et aux droits humains", 28 Oct 2010

MiningWatch Canada: "Vote on Bill C-300 Signals Strong Momentum Towards Regulation of Canadian Mining Industry Overseas", 28 Oct 2010