New Whistleblower Legislation for Public Sector Employees

This is an excellent first step for the Alberta government.  The next key components are support, engagement and enforcement.  While it is powerful to have this legislation in place, it is only valid if the agencies affected actually implement the system and if the Office of the Public Interest Commissioner ensures the public employees are … Continued

Griffiths Energy Bribery Results in Massive Fine, Cancelled IPO

Calgary-based oil and gas exploration firm Griffiths Energy has seen a $2-milllion bribe paid to a diplomat’s wife turn into a damaging series of events that includes a cancelled IPO and a $10.35-million fine for bribery. After being charged under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Officials Act, the company was forced to cancel “what would have … Continued