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
“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
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
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
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