Archive for October 2006

KAIROS Briefing Paper #4: Bolivia Emulates Norway; Why Doesn’t Canada?

October 22, 2006

Bolivia’s nationalization of its petroleum industry actually replicates Norwegian policies well-known to the oil industry. In stark contrast, the Canadian experience reveals a trend in the opposite direction, especially with Tar Sands development. What lessons does the Bolivian experience hold for Canada?…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

KAIROS Briefing Paper #3: Will Democracy Take Root in the Congo?

October 21, 2006

This briefing paper highlights concrete steps that Canada can take toward ensuring peace and demo­cracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Elections are just the start. The international community, including Canada, needs to prioritize peace with justice in the…

Post filed in: Africa