Human rights groups concerned about powers for long-delayed mining, textile ombudsman
Human rights advocates are worried the government is under pressure to break its promise to give the ombudsperson powers to compel witnesses and documents.
International Trade Minister inherited the government's promise to create an ombudsperson to oversee the behaviour of Canadian companies abroad when he was shuffled into the role in July. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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