We’re calling on YOU to join us on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. During a week of activities spotlighting justice for communities harmed by Canadian mining companies, we’re taking to social media to call on the government to make Canada #Open4Justice, not just open for business! If your child was sick, your family’s safety in danger, you were being [...]
Canada Needs to be Open for Justice – MPs can affirm their support here
Globally, there is widespread recognition regarding the urgent need to improve access to remedy for the victims of corporate abuse. Those harmed by the activities of Canadian oil, gas and mining companies should have recourse to justice here in Canada. We need both:
1) The creation of a Human Rights Ombudsman in Canada for the international extractive sector and
2) Legislated access to Canadian courts for people who have been seriously harmed by the international operations of Canadian companies.
This post contains a list of Canadian members of Parliament who have signed the Open for Justice pledge. While we try to keep this list updated, recent signatures may take 24-48 hours to appear on our site.
MEDIA ADVISORY Canadians from Coast to Coast Demand End to Mining Injustices From May 11 to 15, 2015, groups in the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) will be holding events across the country calling for Canada to be Open for Justice for communities harmed by the operations of Canadian mining, oil and gas companies [...]
Revenue Canada targets Steelworkers charity for political activities
A union-backed charity that wants Canadian mining companies held accountable for overseas misdeeds is among the latest to be targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for political activities.
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund Inc. is still awaiting a verdict from the agency, nine months after an auditor showed up at the Toronto office and hauled away several binders of sensitive material.