Title

Profs Call For Action On Extraction Ombudsperon

Document Type

Media Mention

Publication Date

3-15-2017

Source Publication

BNN

Description

A group of 80 university professors have collectively signed a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to stick with his election promise of creating a human rights ombudsman for the international extractive sector in Canada. Shin Imai, associate professor at Osgoode Law School, says that an independent ombudsman is key and will help hold companies accountable for human rights and environmental violations.