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Mining ombudsman announcement coming; stakeholders eyeing powers, independence of new watchdog

The Liberal government is expected to fulfill one of its campaign promises, after months of delay, and take another crack at overseeing Canadian companies abroad.

Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, left, is expected to announce the creation of an ombudsman for Canada's extractive sector in the coming days, making good on a 2015 campaign promise by the Liberals led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 12:00 AM

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