@Risk: Blowing the Whistle with Dr. John O’Connor and David Yazbeck

by Canada 2020. Posted March 15, 2021


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Canada is ranked *last* according to a non-partisan study assessing the legitimacy of whistleblower laws globally. What?

On this episode of @Risk, host Jodi Butts is joined by Dr. John O’Connor, the winner of the inaugural Peter Bryce Prize honouring individuals whose courage in speaking up about wrongdoing has served the public interest, as well as by David Yazbeck, lawyer and Advisory Board Member to the Centre for Freedom of Expression’s Whistleblower Initiative, to discuss why we need whistleblowers and how the Canadian and provincial governments can better protect them.

To read the full transcript of this episode, click here.