Canada has the laws to target the world's worst. Now why won't we use them?


Two months ago, a Transparency International survey of the G20 countries put Canada at the bottom of the list, with South Korea, in a ranking of G20 countries' diligence to expose and root out money being moved around by corrupt officials. The opacity of Canada's corporate registration laws has given rise to the term "snow washing" to describe how internationally sanctioned entities can easily engage in money-laundering in Canada.