A Losing Proposition

The Failure of Canadian ISDS Policy at Home and Abroad
August 5, 2015
1.48 MB62 pages

This report documents the 55 known cases of Canadian investors using the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system to sue foreign governments in international trade tribunals. It finds that the ISDS process has overwhelmingly been used by Canadian resource companies to dispute resource management and environmental protection measures in developing countries.