WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
                      PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                         For the month of August, 2002.

                               BRASCAN CORPORATION
                 (Translation of Registrant's Name Into English)

 Suite 4400, BCE Place, 181 Bay Street, P.O. Box 762, Toronto, Canada M5J 2T3
                    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)

                           Form 20-F              Form 40-F    X
                                     --------               --------

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of

                                Yes               No     X
                                    --------         --------

 (If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant
                       in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- _________.


I, J. Bruce Flatt, state and attest that:

     (1)   To the best of my knowledge, based upon a review of the covered
           reports of Brascan Corporation, and, except as corrected or
           supplemented in a subsequent covered report:

            -     no covered report contained an untrue statement of a material
                  fact as of the end of the period covered by such report (or in
                  the case of a report on Form 6-K, as of the date on which it
                  was filed); and

            -     no covered report omitted to state a material fact necessary
                  to make the statements in the covered report, in light of the
                  circumstances under which they were made, not misleading as of
                  the end of the period covered by such report (or in the case
                  of a report on Form 6-K, as of the date on which it was

      (2)   I have reviewed the contents of this statement with the Company's
            audit committee.

      (3)   In this statement under oath, each of the following, if filed on or
            before the date of this statement, is a "covered report":

            -     Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2001 of Brascan
                  Corporation on Form 40-F;

            -     all reports on Form 6-K of Brascan Corporation filed with the
                  Commission subsequent to the filing of the Annual Report
                  identified above; and

            -     any amendments to any of the foregoing.

/s/ J. Bruce Flatt                     Subscribed and sworn to before me this
------------------                     20th day of August 2002.
J. Bruce Flatt
President and Chief                    /s/ Jeffrey M. Blidner
Executive Officer                      ----------------------------------
August 19, 2002                        Notary Public:  Jeffrey M. Blidner


      Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                 BRASCAN CORPORATION

Date: August 21, 2002            By: /s/ Brian D. Lawson                   .
                                 Name: Brian D. Lawson
                                 Title:  Executive Vice President and Secretary