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
At least 44 people killed. More than 400 people injured. Hundreds more repressed and criminalized for defending their land, their health, and their livelihoods.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.