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Canada BIT model (May 2021)
Canada-Chile agreement aimed at enhancing bilateral engagement on intellectual property issues
The memorandum of understanding creates a formal mechanism for the two countries to enhance bilateral engagement on IP under the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement.
Ghana: minister calls for establishment of Ghana - Canada business council
The Ghanaian Minister of Trade and Industry has called for the establishment of a Ghana-Canada Business Council, to promote trade between the two countries.
Turkey is the latest victim of a billion-dollar corporate heist
A Canadian mining company is suing Turkey for $1 billion at a secretive arbitration court over the cancellation of a mine project that was deemed disastrous for the environment.
NAFTA-investor lawsuits cost Canada at least $376 million: report
NAFTA-investor lawsuits have cost Canadian taxpayers more than $376 million over the last 25 years, and could cost even more in the years ahead.
Bilateral trade with Southeast Asia explored
Canada continues to pursue a multi-lateral free trade agreement with Southeast Asian nations, and those involved with negotiations say bilateral deals in the region could lead to larger pacts.
Twenty years ago rabble.ca helped kill a free trade deal for the Americas
20,000 civil society activists, trade unionists and environmentalists from throughout the Americas descended on Quebec City, where an alternative peoples’ summit was held.
The rise and demise of NAFTA Chapter 11
The removal of investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) from the renegotiated NAFTA was a critical victory but Canada, the US and Mexico continue to be enmeshed in an extensive web of bilateral and regional accords containing ISDS.
Canada explores bilateral trade in Southeast Asia
Canada continues to pursue a multi-lateral free trade agreement with Southeast Asian nations, and those involved with negotiations say bilateral deals in the region could lead to larger pacts.
India, Canada may explore possibility of inking mini trade deal this month
India and Canada may come back to the negotiating table later this month after a gap of almost four years to explore the possibility of signing a mini trade deal.
Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom
Canada’s Minister of International Trade says the country agrees to the deal, following Bill C-18 receiving royal assent after passing the Senate.
“Super-protections” for corporations
How investment treaties and investor-to-state dispute settlement grant foreign investors greater rights than Dutch and EU law.
Canada UK begins trade negotiations
Canada launched public consultations on new trade negotiations with the United Kingdom.
Trade agreements like NAFTA are a menace to democracy
Free-trade agreements enable companies to sue governments if they interfere with profit-making activities, no matter how destructive. These trade deals put us in an antidemocratic straitjacket — it’s time we got rid of them.
Wheat growers eye Indonesian trade talks
The wheat sector is excited about the prospect of Canada entering into trade agreement negotiations with Indonesia.
A Canadian view on Ceta trade deal
Ireland should do the right thing for both Irish and Canadians and reject this trade agreement.
Green party TD: Legal opinion that Ceta deal is unconstitutional
Dublin South Central representative Patrick Costello lodged the proceedings over whether a referendum would be needed on the controversial trade deal.
Canadian miner First Majestic wants to resolve its tax dispute with the SAT with international arbitration
Canadian mining company First Majestic Silver Corp submitted a request for arbitration based on NAFTA, due to the tax debt and its differences with the Mexican government.
Canada, Indonesia trade talks begin for comprehensive economic partnership agreement
Bilateral trade between Canada and Indonesia remains small — amounting to just over US$3.7 billion in 2019.
Grassroots campaign launches to stop CETA ratification
A grassroots group known as “Stop CETA Ireland” has launched a campaign to stop the Irish government from ratifying the controversial Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada.