The overseas operations of Canadian companies often generate significant harm to local people, communities and environments. In many cases, the victims of corporate abuse lack access to impartial domestic courts. They also face significant hurdles bringing their claims before the Canadian judiciary.
By working to improve foreign claimants’ access to Canadian courts, we seek to ensure that aggrieved parties are afforded meaningful remedy. We believe that holding Canadian multinationals to account in Canada will deter abusive practice overseas.
Find answers here to frequently asked questions about access to justice in Canada for people who claim they’ve been harmed by Canadian extractive companies abroad.