Whistleblowers in Canada

Irresistible Forces and Immovable Objects: Whistleblowers vs. (Bad) Management

In today’s post, I’d like to examine the cruel irony that faces many whistleblowers of institutional wrongdoing: the fact that the very things that drive them to report wrongdoing – their integrity, courage and resilience in the face of bad or corrupt management – dooms them to a clash that they are unlikely to win. …

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Protecting Sex Offender’s Privacy Trumps Child Safety

Most Ontarians wouldn’t be happy to know that teachers convicted of sexual offences against children were being allowed back into the classroom.  Most would also be deeply disturbed to know that a person was being persecuted for speaking out against the process that allows it. But this is precisely what has happened. The Ontario College …

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