UN panel calls on Canada to appoint extractive sector ombudsperson

An independent, well-resourced office for an ombudsperson that can investigate allegations and enforce orders on Canadian extractives’ overseas operations should be established by the federal government to provide effective remedies in a timely and inexpensive manner, recommends a United Nations working group on business and human rights.

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This is part three of a three-part series.

Part one: UN Working Group calls on Canada to do more to address human rights abroad

Part two: Federal and provincial governments need to demonstrate “stronger engagement” towards duty to consult, says UN panel

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