Comunicado: Ombudsman de los derechos humanos para las empresas Canadienses podría ser un paso en la dirección correcta, dice RES

7 de febrero, 2018 (Ciudad de Halifax / Ciudad de Guatemala) Para la Red Rompiendo el Silencio de las Provincias Marítimas y Guatemala (RES), el reciente anuncio del nombramiento del Ombudsman Canadiense para la Empresa Responsable podría ser un paso hacia una mayor responsabilidad de las empresas, aunque su eficacia [...]

2018-02-07T13:08:30-04:00February 7th, 2018|Espanol|

PRESS RELEASE: Open For Justice in Cumberland-Colchester

Central Nova, Cumberland-Colchester candidates reply to questions re human rights abuses of Canadian companies abroad and support for Open for Justice campaign. Tories do not respond. The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) supports the Open for Justice campaign​​ ​​that seeks to ensure that people whose human rights have been [...]

2021-06-02T11:32:57-04:00October 13th, 2015|General blog, Press releases|

Elections 2015: Where Colchester-Cumberland Candidates Stand on Mining Justice

Will You Make Canada Open for Justice? Full responses Central Nova, Cumberland-Colchester candidates If you are elected as the MP for your riding, will you work in Parliament to: ​Create an independent extractive-sector Ombudsperson in Canada, with the power to investigate complaints and make recommendations, including suspending or ending Canadian [...]

2021-04-14T09:36:21-04:00October 13th, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

BTS Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events Spring 2016  Join us in June when Franklin Valenzuela will be on a Maritimes tour talking about defending water and the environment through his youth activism. Read more here.

2021-04-14T13:10:28-04:00September 16th, 2015|Upcoming Events|

Ask Your Candidates

In 2014, Breaking the Silence joined the Corporate Network on Corporate Accountability - CNCA. "The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) brings together environmental and human rights NGOs, faith groups, labour unions, and research and solidarity groups across Canada who are advocating for federal legislation to establish mandatory corporate accountability [...]

2015-07-09T14:21:34-04:00July 9th, 2015|General blog, Resources|

Show Canada is Open for Justice

from the Canadian Network for Corporate Accountability: We are pleased to announce the release of Show Canada is Open for justice,  short video now available on Youtube and the CNCA website. Everyone loves Canada? Don’t they? Please watch this professional, provocative and powerful video; and please share it!

2014-01-31T20:03:06-04:00January 31st, 2014|General blog|

Open for Justice in Guatemala

Originally published in Now Toronto: By Rachel Warden Tanis Desjarlais, participant in the study tour. “What happened to Canadian compassion, to the Canada that accepted so many refugees in the 80s?” Nelly Rivera, from the Emmanuel Baptist Church in El Salvador, asked this question after telling us [...]

2021-07-05T10:38:52-04:00January 31st, 2014|Delegation, General blog|

Open for Justice!

  Canada, as home to the majority of the world’s mining and mineral exploration companies, has a duty to be a leader in corporate accountability in the extractive sector. We can do this through creating An extractive-sector Ombudsman and Legislated access to Canadian courts for people who have been seriously [...]

2021-04-12T11:46:10-04:00December 17th, 2013|General blog, Urgent Actions|
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