Report: Gold-digging with investor-state lawsuits

Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources is using an investor-state lawsuit to push through its illegal toxic gold and silver mine in the historical Romanian village of Roşia Montană. The project has faced strong community resistance and is on hold after Romanian courts found that Gabriel had illegally obtained several permits required to operate the mine. Other permits have never been issued as the company failed to submit all necessary data.

Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA): Canadian corporations abuse investment treaties, bully governments into environmental backtrack

A Losing Proposition - The Failure of Canadian ISDS Policy at Home and Abroad

6. August 2015 - Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

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