http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/news/story/1.3026863 Revenue Canada targets Steelworkers charity for political activities Steelworkers’ president suggests outspoken critics of Harper government targeted by Revenue Canada Dean Beeby CBC News Posted:Apr 12, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated:Apr 12, 2015 5:38 AM ET United Steelworkers national director Ken Neumann (right) says the union’s support for the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability [...]
Media release TORONTO, 3 March 2015 – The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) is concerned that International Trade Minister Ed Fast is wasting public funds with this week’s appointment of a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor. “The mandate of the CSR Counsellor has been flawed from the start. Regardless of who gets appointed, [...]
This briefing note outlines recommendations for the Canadian government on how to establish a human rights Ombudsman for Canada’s international extractive sector. An Ombudsman should be mandated to receive complaints regarding the international extractive sector (e.g. mining, oil and gas) operations of Canadian companies; conduct independent investigations to evaluate compliance with corporate accountability standards; offer [...]
Media release (OTTAWA) November 14, 2014 – The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) is deeply disappointed that the federal government is not establishing an independent Ombudsman to investigate human rights complaints involving corporate activity abroad, as part of the five-year review of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy announced today. Over 95,000 Canadians wrote [...]
The Canadian government is failing to meet its international obligations to prevent and to provide recourse for harms related to Canadian mining operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new report by the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) presented on October 28, 2014, to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington D.C.