Enabling Civil Society Conference – October 20, 2017 – Click here to read more


Model Legislation for Canada's International Extractive Sector

UPDATE July 2018 - In the face of serious allegations of human rights violations linked to Canadian mining companies operating abroad, the Liberal government has finally followed through on its election promise: On 17 January 2018, Trudeau's International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne announced the establishment of an independent watchdog, the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE). One of the ombudsman first cases could be the human rights accusations against Tahoe Resources, a Canadian mining company, which is operating the Escobar mine in Guatemala.