The now-departed ‘arm’s length’ corporate social responsibility counsellor for the mining sector was chronically short-staffed, had no set budget, and relied on Global Affairs Canada for spending and hiring.
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The Senate Social Affairs Committee is wrapping up its study of the cannabis legalization bill, and the House Environment Committee has made more than 130 changes to the environmental assessment bill.
Even once construction on the West Block, Government Conference Centre and the Visitors’ Welcome Centre wraps, it could take six months before they’re fully ready for use.
The government representative in the Senate says he wants to see the Senate Modernization Committee 'achieve a consensus' this fall on reform recommendations, which would help inform the creation of a government bill.
Many of the recommendations were repeated from the 2013 review, say civil society groups, who want Canada to change its human rights-management approach.