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NEWS RELEASE: Bills Introduced to Protect People and the Planet Warrant All-Party Support

For a downloadable copy of the press release, see here for English and here for French. For Immediate Release: March 29, 2022 Bills Introduced to Protect People and the Planet Warrant All-Party Support Human Rights and the Environment should be Non-Partisan Issues Two private Members’ bills introduced in the House of Commons today would, if [...]

March 29th, 2022|Press Releases|

Letter to Minister Joly: Canada must actively and constructively engage in UN Business and Human Rights Treaty Process

This letter, which the CNCA published March 15, 2022, calls on the Government of Canada not to undermine the years of negotiation and effort by victims of corporate abuse, human rights defenders, civil society, faith-based organizations, trade unions and academics who have mobilized to call for and advance a UN Treaty to help close global [...]

March 21st, 2022|Conferences & publications|

CNCA’s response to the CORE’s request for quarterly meetings

"We would like to express our collective concern regarding recent developments, including actions by your office-holder, that call into question the CORE’s commitment to transparency and meaningful engagement. Concerns: 1. We are concerned that the CORE lacks independence, and that the office is sharing information with government departments that it is not sharing with Canadian [...]

February 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

CNCA Response to the CORE’s draft “Risk-assessment of non-review based country visits”

"Our membership has reached the conclusion that we should not use our limited resources to support the functioning of the CORE at present. We do not believe that the CORE, as currently structured, will help impacted communities access remedy when they are harmed by Canadian businesses." ... "We wish to express our ongoing concern that [...]

February 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Broad support for Canadian mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation

Support for Canadian mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation As civil society organizations, trade unions, investors and/or subject-matter experts from around the world committed to upholding human rights (including Indigenous Peoples’ rights), environmental protection, climate-change action, and fostering equitable and sustainable economic development, we call on the Government of Canada to adopt legislation requiring [...]

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NEWS RELEASE: Bills Introduced to Protect People and the Planet Warrant All-Party Support

For a downloadable copy of the press release, see here for English and here for French. For Immediate Release: March 29, 2022 Bills Introduced to Protect People and the Planet Warrant All-Party Support Human Rights and the Environment should be Non-Partisan Issues Two private Members’ bills introduced in the House of Commons today would, if [...]

March 29th, 2022|Press Releases|

Letter to Minister Joly: Canada must actively and constructively engage in UN Business and Human Rights Treaty Process

This letter, which the CNCA published March 15, 2022, calls on the Government of Canada not to undermine the years of negotiation and effort by victims of corporate abuse, human rights defenders, civil society, faith-based organizations, trade unions and academics who have mobilized to call for and advance a UN Treaty to help close global [...]

March 21st, 2022|Conferences & publications|

CNCA’s response to the CORE’s request for quarterly meetings

"We would like to express our collective concern regarding recent developments, including actions by your office-holder, that call into question the CORE’s commitment to transparency and meaningful engagement. Concerns: 1. We are concerned that the CORE lacks independence, and that the office is sharing information with government departments that it is not sharing with Canadian [...]

February 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

CNCA Response to the CORE’s draft “Risk-assessment of non-review based country visits”

"Our membership has reached the conclusion that we should not use our limited resources to support the functioning of the CORE at present. We do not believe that the CORE, as currently structured, will help impacted communities access remedy when they are harmed by Canadian businesses." ... "We wish to express our ongoing concern that [...]

February 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Broad support for Canadian mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation

Support for Canadian mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation As civil society organizations, trade unions, investors and/or subject-matter experts from around the world committed to upholding human rights (including Indigenous Peoples’ rights), environmental protection, climate-change action, and fostering equitable and sustainable economic development, we call on the Government of Canada to adopt legislation requiring [...]

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