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TransCanada Corp moves forward with Keystone XL NAFTA challenge
TransCanada Corp. made good on its threat to challenge the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, filing a request for arbitration under NAFTA to recoup US$15 billion in damages from the U.S. government.
Pebble mine: Canadian mining company threatens to stick U.S. taxpayers with costs of “potentially catastrophic” mining scheme
Northern Dynasty is prepared to file a claim for “arbitration” under NAFTA, seeking compensation for the failure of the Pebble Mine project to move forward to federal permitting.
Prosperous Mexican farms suck up water, leaving villages high and dry
Nafta is all about high-intensive-labor crops. Water extraction increased exponentially. Every year, farms bore farther into the aquifer, and scientists warn that they are reaching tainted water that is contaminated with arsenic and fluoride which is causing great harm.
The Mexican FTA that Macri wants for Argentina
The tale of a disaster waiting to happen? Mauricio Macri promised to open up to imports. And there is no doubt that he will do this.
Mexican president says wants to adopt rules from EU-US trade deal
Mexican President backed a planned free trade deal between the European Union and the United States known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), saying his country could also adopt it.
This is a really dumb way to fix poverty
Hint: it involves taking money from poor people.
NAFTA wind energy dispute ramps up
The case concerns a moratorium imposed in 2011 by the Canadian province of Ontario on offshore wind energy generation projects, citing public concerns and scientific uncertainties about the health, safety, and environmental effects.
TransCanada, this is what democracy looks like
Canadian company TransCanada’s announcement that it will sue the American people for $15 billion perfectly illustrates how today’s corporate-empowering trade policies threaten the way democracy is supposed to work.
This NAFTA lawsuit over Keystone XL proves ‘free trade’ deals kill democracy
‘The idea that some trade agreement should force us to overheat the planet’s atmosphere is, quite simply, insane.’
Libre-échange contre climat : la plainte de TransCanada contre l’État fédéral américain confirme les craintes des mouvements citoyens
La cohabitation entre le régime international de commerce et d’investissement actuel et l’ambition prétendue de lutter contre le changement climatique est impossible.
Keystone XL rejection leads TransCanada to sue Obama administration
Calgary-based company alleges U.S. president exceeded his constitutional powers
Resolute Forest Products sues for $70M over Port Hawkesbury aid
NAFTA action comes after closure of Laurentide mill blamed on Nova Scotian mill.
Canada and Mexico win trade ruling over US livestock law
Canada and Mexico have won a trade victory over US law requiring country of origin labelling on beef and pork.
Free trade: the hidden costs to our oceans and climate
With almost half of our carbon emissions and over 90 percent of our planet’s warming being absorbed by the ocean, the cheap goods on our grocery store shelves might not be such a good deal after all.
What a new NAFTA complaint can tell us about the TPP
A coalition of U.S. and Mexican labor and civil society groups are taking an unprecedented legal approach to protect workers’ rights that will test the strength of labor protections in international trade agreements.
NAFTA panel could rule on investor-state challenge targeting Ontario this month
Billionaire T. Boone Pickens is suing Canada through the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for $700 million in future lost profit.
Lessons from NAFTA for the TPP
There are many lessons from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that are relevant to the current debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Legendary Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is suing Ontario for $700 million over wind power
Pickens is using his rights under the North American Free Trade Agreement to bring claims against the Canadian province of Ontario.
Libre-échange : des effets difficiles à mesurer sur l’emploi
Les conséquences des accords multilatéraux sur le commerce mondial et l’économie sont loin de faire consensus.
Murray Rankin v. Canada
Rankin acted on behalf of an American mining corporation in its successful bid to sue Canada using NAFTA.