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Canada least corrupt in the Americas: Report

BY PETER O’NEIL, CANWEST NEWS EUROPE CORRESPONDENT, CANWEST NEWS SERVICENOVEMBER 17, 2009

Canada is viewed as the least corrupt country in the Americas and is an “inspiration” for the U.S. and other neighbours in the hemisphere, Transparency International said in its annual report published Tuesday.

The Berlin-based watchdog ranked Canada eighth globally, in a tie with Australia and the Netherlands, in its index that assesses internal perceptions of corruption in 180 countries.In first place was New Zealand while in second last place, just ahead of the failed state of Somalia, was Afghanistan, the largest recipient of Canadian development aid.

 

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2009/11/17 at 08:45

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