Conferences & publications2021-03-16T16:44:27-04:00

Letters & Events

The CNCA pursues advocacy at home and internationally through submissions, publications, and the organization of international conferences on corporate accountability.

The links below include letters and publications written by the CNCA on corporate accountability for global institutions like the United Nations (incl. Treaty Bodies), Inter American Commission on Human Rights, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Top 3 Reasons Why Canada’s Proposed Modern Slavery (Reporting) Act Misses the Mark

May 11th, 2021|Categories: Business and Human Rights Legislation, Campaign updates, Conferences & publications, Uncategorized|

In May 2021 the CNCA wrote to Labour Minister Filomena Tassi to highlight how Senate Bill S-216 misses the mark. The Bill does not approach international best practice and will not help impacted communities and workers. Canada should instead enact [...]

UPDATED: Majority of international human rights parliamentary subcommittee calls for HRDD law and empowered CORE

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Business and Human Rights Legislation, Conferences & publications, Government policy, Ombudsperson|

Earlier this year, Canada’s international human rights parliamentary subcommittee launched a study on the mandate of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE). The CNCA, its members and global partners were key witnesses in the Subcommittee’s study. In June 2021, [...]

Letter to Minister Ng: Building back better requires urgent action on corporate accountability

October 26th, 2020|Categories: Business and Human Rights Legislation, Conferences & publications, Government policy, Ombudsperson|

  CNCA letter asserts that the legacy of the pandemic must not be rolling back the clock on respect for human rights by Canadian businesses operating around the world and offers help to re-establish Canada’s position on the global stage [...]

Rights for People, Rules for Business! A Virtual Rally for Real Canadian Corporate Accountability

October 6th, 2020|Categories: Conferences & publications, Take Action|

On October 18, raise your voice for corporate accountability! Come together online with Canadians across the country for the @Open4Justice campaign’s first ever virtual rally. Together, we will symbolically deliver a petition to the House of Commons calling for concrete measures to strengthen the rules for businesses and [...]

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