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  1. Is Lone Pine the Last Straw? #EndISDS in Trade Agreements

    national courts and have no accountability to our democratically elected leaders. This is unfortunately far ... court regarding the Bilcon case on November 20th. Our lawyers with EcoJustice are working hard to ...

    2017-10-11 12:12

  2. What does the biggest free trade deal in history mean for the environment?

    supra-national courts might affect decision-making and reduce environmental standards.     The first is that ... the first place. Existing EU commercial and single market laws are overseen by myriad court jurisdictions, including the European Court of Justice set up under the European Treaties. Why the need for ...

    2014-03-14 08:56

  3. Sierra Club, ECELAW to Intervene in Judicial Review of NAFTA Tribunal Decision on Digby Quarry

    The Federal Court of Canada has granted the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation and East Coast ... the Federal Court has the information they need to make a decision.” "Upholding the NAFTA ... arbitration can have significant effects on environmental policy and we are pleased that the court has agreed ...

    2016-06-02 15:46

  4. Philip Morris, Australia and the fate of Europe’s trade talks

    international Permanent Court of Arbitration using the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism, or ISDS, ... companies or investors the right to force a government before a domestic court or a specially created ... routine court action. “Australia is a developed country which has a very good judicial system,” she says. ...

    2014-01-17 15:01

  5. Corporate rights under serious scrutiny in Europe. Canada fast asleep.

    secretive and unappealable commercial arbitration panels rather than in the regular court system. ... of Canadian appeal courts and even though the Supreme Court of Canada has declined to hear the ... dispute system outside of the regular courts, why isn't Canada taking advantage of the C.E.T.A. talks ...

    2014-02-20 10:35

  6. Brics are rethinking costs of bilateral investment treaties

    the host country without having to go to national court systems. However, BITs do not impose any ...

    2014-03-13 08:35

  7. $101 million dollars leaving Canada?

    could be settled before our courts make a determination on its merits.  This would send a message that ... Government of Canada case and resist settlement offers in advance of a ruling from our Federal Courts. This ... asking our courts to set aside the NAFTA Tribunal’s decision. But settling before our courts determine ...

    2016-08-05 20:49

  8. Green Rights Film Tour- join us!

    A film project of TheGreenInterview.com, GreenRights: The Human Right to a Healthy World tells the story of the dramatic, innovative legal battles going on in nations around the world: dramas in the courts and on the land, where devoted citizens and courageous lawyers take on national governments and ...

    2016-11-16 16:58

  9. Save Canada's Environment Laws- Backgrounder

    the Red Chris Mine decision of the Supreme Court of Canada.  These new rules apply even to projects ... court by Sierra Club Canada and Ecojustice.  In some cases this will mean that no environmental ...

    2010-05-19 11:55

  10. Forum Nature Montréal

    une courte déclaration ou un protocole, afin de présenter aux décideurs municipaux une feuille de ...

    2016-04-19 14:11