Opinion

Enough talk, Canada needs extractive industries ombudsperson

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability has just released proposed legislation that would accomplish just that.

Two mechanisms the government relies on to uphold human rights within the extractive sector both report to Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is responsible for promoting Canadian companies overseas, including mining companies. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By JEAN SYMES

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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