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

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Ottawa, Nov 2, 2016Β – The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability released yesterday detailed model legislation, providing the Canadian government with a blueprint for how to create an effective human rights ombudsperson in the extractive sector. Human rights abuses at Canadian mining and oil and gas sites around the world are widespread and well documented. Victims

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The Global Leadership in Business and Human Rights Act: An act to create an independent human rights ombudsperson for the international extractive sector

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The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability released today (November 2, 2016) detailed model legislation,Β The Global Leadership in Business and Human Rights Act: An act to create an independent human rights ombudsperson for the international extractive sector,Β providing the Canadian government with a blueprint for how to create an effective human rights ombudsperson for the overseas operations

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Close the International Accountability Gap in the Extractive Sector

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Friends of the Earth CanadaΒ is proud to join with our colleagues as organizations committed to upholding human rights, environmental protection, and fostering equitable and sustainable economic development. To 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

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