Many Vendors Selling to Ottawa Lack Policies to Prevent Child Labour, Report Findson October 28, 2021 at 1:51 pm

OTTAWA—A federally commissioned report looking at vendors who sold billions of dollars in goods to the government found the vast majority lacked adequate policies to prevent human and labour rights risks in their supply chains. The report recommends several ways the government can work with suppliers to avoid complicity in human trafficking, forced labour and child labour, such as favouring companies with a clear understanding of the problems and appropriate policies to address them. The report was completed for the government in May by Rights Lab, a multidisciplinary group knowledgeable about human trafficking, based at the University of Nottingham in England. The Canadian Press used the Access to Information Act to obtain a public copy—as well as a heavily censored, classified version — and an internal briefing note summarizing the government’s intended response. “Canada is taking a leading position by exposing its procurement to this scrutiny—an important and required first …

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