Media Advisory - Panel Discussion and Dinner Event: Business and Human Rights—Can these two partners dance?
OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ -
Who: Panel Chair, Penny Collenette, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa; Panelists Barb Finlay, Deputy Ombudsman, Office of Ombudsman of Ontario; Peter Julian, M.P., Burnaby-New Westminster, B.C., Official Opposition Critic for Energy and Natural Resources and National Caucus Chair; and Honourable John McKay, M.P., Scarborough-Guildwood, ON, Liberal Party of Canada, Critic for Defense.
What: Join the Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate Policy as it hosts an expert panel of policy and decision makers that will discuss business and human rights. The panel discussion is sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP.
Where: The Rideau Club, 99 Bank St., Ottawa
- Dress code: Men must wear a suit and jacket (tie optional) at all times. Collared shirt required. No jeans allowed.
When: Wednesday, November 7 from 6-9:30 p.m.
- 6-6:30 p.m. Reception (cash bar)
- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner
- 7:30-8:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
- 8:30-9:30 p.m. Q & A
Why: Business concerns and human rights issues are rarely discussed in the same academic thread, often seen as two separate silos. Our experts will share how or why this gap is narrowing and where Canada is situated on these issues.
SOURCE: Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate PolicyFor further information:
EthicsCentre CA, Rachelle Cuevas,
firstname.lastname@example.org, W: 416-542-3100 x. 30460