Campaign updates

Since the launch of the Open for justice campaign in 2013 over 100,000 Canadians have taken action!

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Career opportunity with the CNCA

22 August, 2017

We are recruiting candidates for the position of Communications and Outreach Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, informing and educating elected officials about the CNCA’s campaign for the creation of a human rights ombudsperson for Canada’s international extractive sector, as well as developing and implementing a broader communications and engagement strategy directed to both the general public and CNCA members.

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From Guatemala to Zambia, people affected by Canadian mining plea for a Human Rights Ombudsperson for Extractive Industries

03 March, 2017

From Guatemala to Zambia, people affected by Canadian mining plea for a Human Rights Ombudsperson for Extractive Industries

They’re asking: will Canada be Open for Justice or only for business?

Read their letters. And then, send your own:

BHR HRD portal

 

 

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New law would create Human Rights Ombudsperson to investigate violations associated with Canadian mining, oil and gas operations overseas

02 November, 2016

Ottawa, Nov 2, 2016 – The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability released today detailed model legislation, providing the Canadian government with a blueprint for how to create an effective human rights ombudsperson in the extractive sector.

 

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51 Canadian organisations call on Canada to close the international accountability gap in the extractive sector

14 July, 2016

“As organizations committed to upholding human rights, environmental protection, and fostering equitable and sustainable economic development, we recognize that there are significant challenges associated with resource extraction in developing countries. We call on the Government of Canada to ensure that people harmed by the overseas operations of Canadian mining, oil and gas companies are able to access justice in Canada.”

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