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BINDING ARBITRATION - Powers and duties - Jurisdiction of the court to review

Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 8:33 AM  

Application by Canada to set aside an arbitration award by a NAFTA Tribunal in favour of the respondents concluding that Canada had violated certain of its NAFTA obligations. The respondents, US investors in a proposed quarry and marine terminal project in Nova Scotia, sought damages when an environmental assessment panel recommended that the project should not go forward because it would have a significant adverse effect on a valued environmental component represented by the core values of the affected communities. Based upon the findings of this...