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As yet another Canadian mining giant faces human rights lawsuit, advocates call on Ottawa to act

Social justice groups are urging Ottawa to fulfill a pledge to crack down on human rights abuse involving Canadian multinationals after legal action was filed today against Barrick Gold in an Ontario Court.

Bills introduced to protect people and the planet warrant all-party support

Groundbreaking corporate accountability legislation was tabled in Canada's Parliament today. These two bills would, if passed, help protect people and the planet, and they deserve all-party support.

Report finds high risk of slavery in Canadian supply chains, calls for stricter import controls and new due diligence law

Canada’s enforcement of a ban on importing goods produced by forced workers will fall short of standards set by the U.S. example unless Ottawa strengthens its policies, according to a report released today by Above Ground.