The CNCA is very disappointed that the Extractive Sector Ombudsman bill, Bill C-584, did not pass second reading in the House of Commons yesterday. More than 90,000 Canadians voiced their support for such an Ombudsman through the CNCA’s Open for Justice campaign.
The CNCA is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on June 26, 2014 at the University of Ottawa about recent lawsuits against Canadian mining companies for harms committed overseas. All are welcome.
Join us on Wednesday, May 14th, at 12:00 noon on Parliament Hill for a rally calling for the creation of an extractive-sector Ombudsman. Development and Peace is hosting the event, with broader participation from other CNCA network members. Thousands of postcards and letters will be delivered to Members of Parliament in support of the Open [...]
On May 1, 2014, the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) and the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE) released a letter calling on all governments to develop, implement, and continuously review National Action Plans (NAPs) on business and Human Rights. The letter lays [...]
We are pleased to announce the release of Show Canada is Open for justice, short video now available on Youtube. (Click on the photo or go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxWPSTPt1Z4) We collaborated with a group of volunteers and professional videographer Steven Hunt of SDC Video Production to produce a short video that would speak to that Canadian-on-the-street. It [...]