Two dozen former employees open up about WE.
Unlike Ontario, the province does not have an anti-SLAPP law
A history of aggressive responses to criticism
The Kielburgers’ WE Movement has enjoyed more than 20 years of glowing press. They also have partnerships with 38 media organizations and a history of aggressive responses to criticism.
Reporter Jaren Kerr speaks with Jesse about his investigation of WE’s media relations.
Craig Kielburger founded WE when he was 12 to fight child labour. Now, the WE brand is used to promote products made by children.
Reporter Jaren Kerr presents the findings of his 4-month long investigation.
A CANADALAND investigation reveals that WE is connected to no fewer than three companies known to use child and slave labour in their supply chain.
In the course of investigating the WE organization for his feature story, Jaren Kerr approached WE for comment 19 days before publication. In total, WE sent CANADALAND over 100 pages of information.
Last week, the CBC aired Volunteers Unleashed, which is great because it’s a well made and important documentary that should be seen. But gone are critical mentions of Me to We, and in one case the CBC appears to have misrepresented the opinion of one of its own interview subjects by adding a voiceover that contradicts what she said.
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