Canada was chastised for ignoring its own legal requirement for periodic reviews of the effectiveness of its whistleblower law.
After three decades, and four prime ministers, stronger whistleblowing legislation remains a pipe dream.
Those who step forward deserve protection for “doing the right thing.”
Even Liberal MPs say whistleblowers aren’t protected under the current system.
Public servants need to jump many hurdles to expose potential wrongdoing.
Sam Anderson says she lost her job after calling out Hootsuite’s $1.5 million deal with ICE.
Marineland has launched lawsuits targeting myself, former orca trainer Christine Santos and animal care supervisor Jim Hammond. My latest round of legal bills totaled more than I will earn in this year -- $100,000. Our lawsuits are shining examples of the urgent need for the anti-SLAPP legislation that is Bill 52: Protection of Public Participation Act. It is unbearable to think that this historic piece of legislation -- as it is currently written -- will not apply to the very people who have largely inspired it. Why is the province turning its back on us and leaving us behind? Where is the procedural fairness for those of us who are already proceeding with unfair cases before the courts in Ontario?
In all of my interviews with directors over the years, when I ask about a director's greatest regret the answer is consistently, "I should have spoken up when I had the chance." Chances are several of your colleagues are thinking the exact same thing.
Call it what you want bad damage control or poor deflection, but one thing is certain: the Ministry of Health's attempts to put those 2012 firings behind them aren't working out so well.
Vaccine refusals are reaching epidemic proportions in many communities in the U.S., with large numbers of parents defying