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Canada creates independent Ombudsperson & multi-stakeholder advisory body to strengthen responsible business conduct abroad
Canada's Minister of International Trade has announced two new responsible business initiatives for Canadian companies doing business and operating abroad. The first is the creation of an independent Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise ...
Author: Élisabeth Schneiter, Reporterre (France)
« 312 défenseurs de l'environnement et des droits humains ont été assassinés en 2017 », 16 janvier 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Dernières infos sur les défenseurs des droits de l'homme
- Related companies: Tahoe Resources
Canadian & Guatemalan govts. pressured to ensure safety of defender Rafael Maldonado, who defends indigenous against Tahoe mine
Author: Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (Canada)
“Canadian lawyers rally to support Guatemalan colleague fighting world’s second largest silver mine”, 3 January 2018...
Canada: Supreme Court broadens scope of workplace discrimination cases beyond employer-employee relationships
Author: Matthew Claxton, Langley Advance (Canada)
"Supreme Court of Canada rules in human-rights case involving Langley firm" 15 Dec 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
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Author: Cynthia Williams, The Lawyer's Daily (Canada)
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Canada: New surveys show disconnect between CEOs' perceptions and employees' realities regarding sexual harassment
Author: Josh O’Kane, The Globe and Mail (Canada)
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