A new report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says Canada isn’t doing enough to prosecute bribery. Only a single case of bribery has been prosecuted since the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) was enacted in 1999, leading the OECD to believe some instances are going unpunished. It recommends expanding the scope of the CFPOA to cover all international businesses and barring those convicted of a crime from doing business with the government.
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