Monday, 29 January 2018

NAFTA tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction when it made determination on what a Canadian environmental assessment panel can decide, groups say


Ecojustice

Environmental groups are in court today to help Canada challenge a landmark arbitral award brought under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Chapter 11 provision by American corporation, Bilcon. More here.
The quarry in question. 

1 comment:

PinP said...

"A NAFTA tribunal held Canada liable for rejecting a bid by Bilcon to build a gravel quarry in the
ecologically sensitive coastal area of Digby Neck, N.S. It is estimated that Canada would have to pay
more than $500 million, just for protecting the environment in accordance with Canadian law." THIS IS WHAT FREE TRADE LOOKS LIKE, FOLKS! This is what Justin Trudeau et al are fighting hard to PRESERVE!