Title

Ottawa Creates Office to Investigate Human Rights Abuses Linked to Canadian Companies Abroad

Document Type

Media Mention

Publication Date

1-17-2018

Source Publication

The Star

Description

More than a decade after the federal government created a “toothless” position to police Canada’s oil and mining companies operating overseas, Ottawa has announced there’s a new sheriff in town.

The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprisse (CORE) will be an independent officer who will investigate allegations of human rights abuses linked to Canadian corporations operating abroad.

Comments

Article is written by Marco Chown Oved with commentary by Prof. Shin Imai.

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