ESG and Carbon Finance Group provides primer on Canada’s Modern Slavery Act

January 9, 2024

On January 1, 2024, the Act to enact the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act and to amend the Customs Tariff (“Canada’s Modern Slavery Act” or “CMSA”) came into force.

Miller Thomson’s ESG and Carbon Finance Group has produced a primer outlining:

  • the purpose of the Act,
  • the reporting obligations, and
  • the sanctions for failing to comply.

Find out what businesses need to know about CMSA and the steps to take ahead of filing a report: Canada’s Modern Slavery Act: What businesses need to know now!

The ESG and Carbon Finance Group has also produced a summary of Public Safety Canada recently published Guidance on the CMSA: Canada’s Modern Slavery Act: Ho Ho Ho! – a Christmas gift from Public Safety Canada