CBC As It Happens – David Hutton on Canada's broken whistleblower protection system


CBC As It Happens – October 26, 2010

There's a Tribunal in Ottawa that was created three years ago to handle cases of reprisal against whistleblowers. With an annual budget of more than $1.8 million and a permanent staff of about seven, the Tribunal has never dealt with a single case.

Host Carol Off interviews David Hutton, Executive Director of FAIR, about what is going on with Canada's whistleblower protection system: how it works, why it's not working, and what needs to change.

Listen by clicking on the play button below (7 minutes)