Lori Waller

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At last, communities impacted by Canadian corporations overseas will be heard: government creates human rights watchdog

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability is greatly encouraged by the Minister of International Trade’s announcement of the creation of a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise.

Report investigates human rights abuse linked to Kinross Gold’s Brazilian mine

A report released today by Above Ground and Brazilian organization Justiça Global documents human rights abuse tied to a Canadian mine in Brazil. The project is operated by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, a Canadian company financed by the government of Canada.

2017-12-11T14:40:56+00:00 11 December 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

New online platform tracks legal developments in corporate accountability and access to remedy

Today, in partnership with colleagues in Europe and the U.S., Above Ground introduces www.BHRinLaw.org. This site provides up-to-date news and summaries of developments in the push to make business respect for human rights across borders a legally enforceable requirement, through legislation and case law.

Public financing of oil & gas mustn’t be overlooked in fossil fuel subsidies review

In this letter, we urge Canada’s environment minister to ensure that financing provided to oil and gas companies by Export Development Canada (EDC) is included in the government’s review of non-tax fossil fuel subsidies. As the government works towards its stated goal of fighting climate change, the billions of dollars in support EDC provides to the oil and gas sector every year must not be left out of the equation.

2017-11-16T17:39:16+00:00 16 November 2017|Categories: Letters|Tags: , , |