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Government of Canada Turns Back on Communities Harmed by Canadian Mining Overseas

Government of Canada Turns Back on Communities Harmed by Canadian Mining Overseas

On July 11, 2019, all fourteen civil society and labour union representatives of the government’s Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct Abroad (Advisory Body) tendered their resignations. The unanimous decision to resign is due the erosion of civil society and labour unions’ trust and confidence in the government’s commitment to international corporate accountability.

This comes as a result of the government’s decision to backtrack on its promise to create a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE).

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