• Let’s make Canada open for justice

    Do you want to help ensure that Canadian mining, oil and gas companies respect human rights and the environment no matter where they operate and face real consequences if they do not?

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  • Taking Responsibility: April 30 Symposium on Parliament Hill

    15 April, 2019

    Taking Responsibility: A symposium on international business, human rights and opportunities for Canada 

    Join leading experts in examining global best practices and domestic opportunities to address the human rights challenges associated with transnational business activity.

    Details: April 30, 2019 from 9AM – 5PM on Parliament Hill.

    Posted in Government policy

  • Canada has a new watchdog for corporate ethics. But where are its teeth?

    09 April, 2019

    “International Trade Minister Jim Carr could have — make that should have — waited until he had the real goods before announcing on Monday the appointment of Sheri Meyerhoffer as the first Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE).” – Jennifer Wells writes for the Toronto Star.

    Posted in In the news

  • Canadian Government Reneges on Promise to Create Independent Corporate Human Rights Watchdog

    08 April, 2019
    For Immediate Release:
    The Government of Canada failed today to appoint an independent Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) with real powers to investigate abuses and redress the harm caused by Canadian companies operating abroad.

    Posted in Press Releases

  • Letter to Minister Carr: Talk is Not Enough

    03 April, 2019

    On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Jennifer Henry (Director, KAIROS), Nicolas Moyer (President-CEO, Canadian Council for International Cooperation), Alex Neve (Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada), and Hassan Yussuff (President, Canadian Labour Congress), wrote to the Minister of International Trade Jim Carr to call for the immediate and meaningful implementation of the independent Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE).

    Posted in Ombudsperson

  • Letter to Minister Monsef calls for advances on mandatory human rights due diligence legislation

    07 March, 2019

    The CNCA welcomes the Government of Canada’s recent commitment to consult on Canadian supply chain legislation and urges Minister Monsef to use this consultation process to develop comprehensive mandatory human rights due diligence legislation.

    Posted in Campaign updates

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