More than 180 Latin American organizations call on PM to better regulate Canadian mining. Open for justice demands highlighted.

Today, a letter from over 180 organizations from Latin America and the United States was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (to Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion and International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland). The letter urges “the adoption of workable measures to promote legislative and administrative reforms that will more effectively regulate the operations of [...]

CNCA Briefing Note: Will-canada-be-open-for-justice

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights’ Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ESCR) Unit is appointing a new Special Rapporteur. The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability and the Polaris Institute are encouraging the ESCR Unit to to include business and human rights in the mandate of the new Special Rapporteur on economic, social and cultural rights. Read [...]

Today, the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) is releasing a Parliamentary Report Card- Corporate Accountability for Canada’s mining oil and gas sectors – sept 2015 documenting: 1)    the commitments made by Canadian federal political parties to adopt corporate accountability mechanisms in Canada and 2)    the MP voting record on legislation to create an Ombudsman for [...]

On September 28, 2015, the CNCA published a Parliamentary Report Card Corporate Accountability for Canada’s Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors Abroad. Responses from political parties were obtained via email and/or directly from a party’s political platform. See the full text of the parties’ positions/responses, below: Conservative Party of Canada Response to CNCA -PDF (English) New Democratic [...]