More Employees Willing to Use Anonymous Whistleblower Hotlines

Whistleblower hotlines the new “must have” technology? In a recent benchmark report, conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), and the Healthcare Compliance Association, there is an increase in the willingness of employees to come forward and raise concerns internally through whistleblower hotlines, and directly to management, rather than to the government. … Continued

7th Annual National Golden Whistle Award

The 7th Annual National Golden Whistle Award presentation will take place March 31, 2014 in Ottawa. Canadians for Accountability and POGG (Peace, Order and Good Government) present this award annually to a Canadian individual who has gone above and beyond in the pursuit of truth and accountability – and there’s no better way to end … Continued

Four Misconceptions About a Whistleblower Program

Many companies have already implemented an ethics reporting program, others might be thinking about one for some time in the future. And still others may not have even considered it. You might think it’s too expensive, or that you don’t need one. With what seems to be an onslaught of corporate scandals in the media … Continued

2014 Wish List – What Whistleblowers Need

We now mark the beginning of a New Year, 2014. At this time it is worth pausing, thinking back to what was or was not achieved and looking forward with our wish list of what may or may not be achieved in the future. Wish #1: That there will be a sincere effort to expose … Continued

Kinder Morgan Proposal: Is There a Transparency Problem?

Last month, it was announced that Kinder Morgan has submitted a formal proposal for another pipeline set to run through B.C.  They hope to get approval for a $5.4 billion expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, which would triple its capacity.  This comes on the heels of Kinder Morgan’s highly publicized $6.5 billion Northern Gateway … Continued