With the “Magnitsky law” now in effect in the United States, many have speculated that Canada might adopt similar legislation that would facilitate the application of sanctions on individuals and countries who commit grave human rights violations. How should Canada proceed? Andrea Charron, director of the Centre for Security, Intelligence, and Defence Studies at Carleton University, stopped by the podcast to share her insights on the matter.

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See Andrea Charron and Meredith Lilly’s Policy Options article “More sanctions is the wrong tool for human rights protection” here.

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Andrea Charron
Andrea Charron is director at the Centre for Security, Intelligence and Defence Studies at Carleton University and Canadian Global Affairs Institute fellow.