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2024-02-15Statements

Message from the Ombud

2024-02-15 | Statements

The Ombud shares a reflection on the accomplishments and work ahead as we approach the first five-year term of the Office.

2024-02-19Webinars

Remediating Child Labour Risks and Impacts Beyond Tier One in the Garment Sector

2024-02-19 | Webinars

Register for the CORE’s virtual side event at the 10th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector.

2024-01-19Quarterly Reports

Quarterly Reports on Inquiries and Complaints Q3 2023-2024

2024-01-19 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2023-12-11News Releases

The CORE launches investigation into Guess? Canada Corp.

2023-12-11 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of an investigation into Guess? Canada Corp. detailed in the Initial Assessment report.

2023-12-11Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Guess? Canada Corporation

2023-12-11 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Guess? Canada Corporation.

2023-11-06Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Zara Canada Inc.

2023-11-06 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Zara Canada Inc.

2023-11-06News Releases

The CORE launches investigation into Zara Canada Inc.

2023-11-06 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of an investigation into Zara Canada Inc. detailed in the Initial Assessment report.

2023-10-19Quarterly Reports

Quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q2 2023-2024

2023-10-19 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2023-09-20News Releases

The CORE launches investigation into Levi Strauss Canada

2023-09-20 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of an investigation into Levi Strauss Canada Co. detailed in the Initial Assessment report.

2023-09-20Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Levis Strauss & Co. (Canada) Inc.

2023-09-20 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Levi Strauss & Co. Canada Inc.

2023-08-24Complaint Reports

The CORE addresses Uyghur forced labour complaints against three Canadian companies

2023-08-24 | Complaint Reports

The CORE announces the next stage of the complaint process for three Canadian companies detailed in the Initial Assessment reports.

2023-08-24Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment report of a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 Canadian organizations on June 21, 2022, about the activities of Diesel Canada Inc

2023-08-24 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Diesel Canada Inc.

2023-08-24Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Hugo Boss Canada Inc.

2023-08-24 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Hugo Boss Canada Inc.

2023-08-24Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Walmart Canada Corp.

2023-08-24 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Walmart Canada Corp.

2023-08-15Complaint Reports

The CORE addresses forced labour complaints against two Canadian companies

2023-08-15 | Complaint Reports

The CORE announces the next stage of the complaint process for two Canadian companies detailed in the Initial Assessment reports.

2023-08-15Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of GobiMin

2023-08-15 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about GobiMin Inc.

2023-08-15Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Ralph Lauren Canada LP

2023-08-15 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Ralph Lauren Canada LP.

2023-07-17Quarterly Reports

Quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q1 2023-2024

2023-07-17 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2023-07-11News Releases

The CORE launches investigations into two Canadian companies

2023-07-11 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of an investigation into Guess? Canada Corp. detailed in the Initial Assessment report.

2023-07-11Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Dynasty Gold Corp.

2023-07-11 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Dynasty Gold Corp.

2023-07-11Initial Assessment Reports

Initial Assessment Reports for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Nike Canada Corp.

2023-07-11 | Initial Assessment Reports

The CORE reports on the initial assessment stage of a complaint about Nike Canada Corp.

2023-07-07News Releases

CORE to announce investigations into forced labour by Canadian companies in China

2023-07-07 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of investigations into two Canadian companies detailed in the Initial Assessment reports.

2023-06-14News Releases

The CORE launches a new online complaint form

2023-06-14 | News Releases

The CORE launches a new online complaint form to improve service delivery and strengthen security for complainants.

2023-04-17Quarterly Reports

Quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q4 2022-2023

2023-04-17 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2023-03-22Annual Reports

The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) Second Annual Reports Tabled

2023-03-22 | Annual Reports

The CORE’s annual report for the fiscal year 2021-2022 is tabled in the House of Commons.

2023-03-22Annual Reports

The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise Annual report 2021 – 2022

2023-03-22 | Annual Reports

This annual report covers the CORE activities and financial expenditures for the fiscal year 2021-2022.

2023-03-13Webinars

HRDD and the risk of child labour in the global operations and of Canadian garment companies webinar report

2023-03-13 | Webinars

The CORE hosted a virtual side event during the 9th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector. Watch the event and read the transcript here.

2023-01-16Quarterly Reports

CORE quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q3 2022-2023

2023-01-16 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2022-10-17Quarterly Reports

CORE Quarterly Reports on Inquiries and Complaints – Q2 2022-2023

2022-10-17 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2022-07-15Quarterly Reports

CORE quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q1 2022-2023

2022-07-15 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2022-04-19Quarterly Reports

CORE quarterly report on inquiries and complaints – Q4 2021-2022

2022-04-19 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2022-03-30News Releases

Due diligence in the garment industry: Challenges and opportunities in protecting child rights

2022-03-30 | News Releases

The CORE hosted a virtual side event during the 8th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector. Watch the event and read the transcript here.

2022-02-11Annual Reports

The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise Annual Reports 2019-2021

2022-02-11 | Annual Reports

This annual report covers the CORE activities and financial expenditures for the fiscal years 2019-2021.

2022-01-17Quarterly Reports

CORE quarterly report on inquiries and complaints

2022-01-17 | Quarterly Reports

The CORE publishes statistics about all submissions, inquiries, and complaints every three months from April to March.

2021-12-16Statements

CORE to launch study of possible use of child labour in supply chains of Canadian garment companies

2021-12-16 | Statements

The study will begin in early 2022 and will focus on the overseas supply chains of Canadian garment companies to gauge their progress in establishing human rights due diligence related to child rights.

2021-03-15News Releases

Canadian Human Rights Ombud launches online complaint process as key part of global mandate to protect rights

2021-03-15 | News Releases

The CORE announces the launch of their online form as part of their grievance mechanism.

2020-09-11News Releases

CORE launches public consultations on its Operating Procedures

2020-09-11 | News Releases

The CORE launches public consultations to provide stakeholder groups an opportunity to review and comment on its draft Operating Procedures.

2019-04-08Statements

Minister Carr announces appointment of first Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

2019-04-08 | Statements

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, announced the appointment of Sheri Meyerhoffer as the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise.

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