Ontario court upholds policing powers of private law enforcement in OSPCA case

Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:00PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:48PM EST TORONTO – Ontario’s top court has affirmed the now-ceded policing powers of the province’s animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court’s ruling that called into question the constitutionality of

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New corporate-ethics ombud named but powers still subject to legal review

OTTAWA — The federal government’s long-awaited announcement Monday of a watchdog to enforce responsible conduct by Canadian companies operating abroad was greeted with disappointment by human-rights advocates. The condemnation was sparked by a decision from International Trade Minister Jim Carr to consult further on the powers of the new

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