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Child slave labor used to gather renewable energy materials

TNC: 'Materials harvested through slave labour contributes to the production of renewable energy tech in Canada, according to testimony in the Senate.


'As reported by Blacklock’s Reporter, statements to the Senate human rights committee revealed that even forced child labour sometimes contributes to the electric battery and wind turbine supply chains.


'“Look at issues like modern slavery and the environment not just from a domestic standpoint but also from an international standpoint. By actually tackling this issue on a global basis we can help Indigenous populations and we can help women and girls,” said head of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery Chris Crewther. '

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