Background Materials

  1. Background: Judicial Review of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner’s Refusal to Investigate the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, March 22, 2019
  2. Summary of the Complaint to the Public Service Integrity Commissioner, Feb. 5, 2018
  3. Full Complaint to the Public Service Integrity Commissioner, Feb. 5, 2018
  4. Corruption, Murder and Canadian Mining in Mexico: The Case of Backfire Exploration and the Canadian Embassy
  5. Backgrounder: A Dozen Examples of Canadian Mining Diplomacy
  6. The “Canada Brand”: Violence and Canadian Mining Companies in Latin America
  7. Blackfire Exploration, Mariano Abarca and the Canadian Embassy in Mexico: An Update (April 2021)
  8. Short mini-documentary about Mariano Abarca in AJ+Español:  https://twitter.com/ajplusespanol/status/1067387565446242304?s=20