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15 Mar 2021

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Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

CORE open to receive complaints of possible human rights abuses by Canadian companies in mining, oil and gas & garment sectors

[T]he Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), announced... that her office is open to receive complaints of possible human rights abuses arising from the operations abroad of Canadian companies in mining, oil and gas, and garment sectors... [A]n... online form is the foundation of the CORE’s complaint process. Anyone with internet access can now lodge a complaint. Additional methods to file a complaint are available through email, voice mail or by mail.

Ms. Meyerhoffer and her team will work to resolve human rights disputes as early as possible, including through mediation. The CORE is required to issue public reports on their findings and is empowered to make remedial recommendations to the Minister of International Trade.

... [V]isit the CORE website at https://core-ombuds.canada.ca for more information.

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