Jeffrey Davidson has been working quietly to mediate disputes while critics have been pushing for an ombudsperson with more investigative teeth.
Jeffrey Davidson, Canada's globe-trotting CSR counsellor, has spent the first half of his term meeting stakeholders in Canada's mining sector, and trying to defuse conflicts involving extractive companies, communities, and local authorities around the world. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Halfway through his term as Canada’s oft-maligned corporate social responsibility counsellor, things are looking up for Jeffrey Davidson.
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While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
'Writing this book has brought me close to Canadians and the wonder of our national diversity. This prize is the icing on the amazing cake that has been my life': former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.
The Standing Orders have to be amended to allow MPs to vote remotely, and according to Bloc deputy House leader Christine Normandin, there’s agreement among parties for those changes to be made temporary.