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Stories of bloody, degrading violence associated with Canadian mining operations abroad sporadically land on Canadian news pages. HudBay Minerals, Goldcorp, Barrick Gold, Nevsun and Tahoe Resources are some of the bigger corporate names...

TransCanada confirmed that it is paying Charest who has worked in some capacity from 2003 to 2012 as the Quebec Premier, further evidencing the connection between major political parties in Canada and the oil and gas industry.

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On 3 June 2016, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent ...

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Canada
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Corporate Accountability
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Canada
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Women & ESCR
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MiningWatch Canada and the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group released a report  that squarely links Canadian mining interests throughout the Americas with...

Amnesty International and ESCR-Net formed a coalition to intervene in this case on the right to housing in Canada. Please access the amicus here....

This legal opinion is presented in response to a request by the Author to provide an expert view on issues raised in Communication No. 2348/2014 that may be of assistance to the Human Rights Committee (Committee). 

The members of ESCR-Net’s Strategic Litigation...

The last two months were marked by discussions held before the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) on the indivisibility of human rights, as well as on the positive obligations of States in relation to civil rights, such as the right to life. Such discussions will...