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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.

11 December 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

New mechanisms needed to prevent and remedy harm by multinational companies

A government process established in 2000 to advance responsible multinational business conduct is failing to prevent or remedy human rights abuse by Canadian companies operating overseas, according to a report released today by Above Ground, MiningWatch Canada and OECD Watch.

15 November 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |
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