Posted on December 20, 2012 by Heather Clemenceau
Many people love to romanticize the role of the whistleblower. After all, they play a unique and critical role in ferreting out fraud and government malfeasance, and they provide great social value to the public. But in Canada there is no whistleblower protection for private sector workers who are uniquely positioned to spot gaps in public safety. While Ken Terpenning, former owner of racehorse Silky Shark, didn’t expose and employer, I’m sure he gave great consideration to the cost/benefit analysis that all potential whistleblowers must make.
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