Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Importance of Whistleblowers in the Public and Corporate Worlds

Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Importance of Whistleblowers in the Public and Corporate Worlds


Podcast (2:05:20)

Wednesday March 29, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Rogers Communication Centre, Room 103
Ryerson University
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario

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Whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Nancy Olivieri are often the only way journalists and the public learn about illegality and wrongdoing. Yet whistleblowers typically pay a huge price for their openness and honesty. Why is that? What can be done to protect them and the public interest. Three prominent experts will share their views in this session co-sponsored by CBC Ideas.

 

Panelists:

  • Sandy Boucher, Corruption Investigator and Senior Manager, Grant Thornton LLP
  • David Hutton, former Executive Director, Federal Accountability Initiative for Reform
  • Anna Myers, Executive Director, Whistleblowing International Network

Moderator:

  • Paul Kennedy, Award-winning Documentarist and Host of CBC Ideas

Co-sponsored by CBC Ideas

Listen to the CBC Ideas broadcast based on this panel.

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