Corporate-ethics watchdog alleges B.C. company allowed forced labour to occur at mine in China


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Open this photo in gallery: Sheri Meyerhoffer, the federal corporate-ethics watchdog, holds a news conference in Ottawa, on July 11, 2023.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Ottawa’s corporate-ethics watchdog says a Vancouver-based mining company has allowed forced labour to occur at its gold mine in the Xinjiang region of China, even though the firm lost control of the project before the alleged slavery took place. The company cited, Dynasty Gold Corp. DYG-X, says it’s being tarnished by baseless allegations on timelines that make no sense, but ombudsperson Sheri Meyerhoffer said companies are responsible for holdings they jointly control. The finding Tuesday is...