The Government of Canada's Subcommittee on International Human Rights will soon be releasing a report looking at the connection between child labour and the goods corporations sell.
This report is necessary as World Vision research found a staggering $34 billion dollars’ worth of goods is imported
into Canada at high risk of using child labour or modern
We need to fix a broken system. Most businesses in Canada share little to no
information on how they are preventing child labour in their global
Sign the Petition
Call on the Government of Canada to:
- Recommend a law requiring companies in Canada to publicly report on what they are doing to address child labour and modern slavery in their global supply chains.
This type of legislation has been adopted in the U.K. and Australia. In the UK, the results are that consumers have more information to make ethical purchasing decisions, and helped civil society groups hold companies accountable to their human rights commitments.
Call for corporate accountability on child labour.