Wave of foreign lawsuits against local mining firms hits Canadian courts (Business in Vancouver)

19 April 2016

(19 April 2016) “The Tahoe, Nevsun and HudBay claims are part of a recent trend of Canadian mining companies operating abroad being taken to court in Canada by litigants who claim they cannot get justice in their own countries.”

“According to human rights organizations like CCIJ, Canadian mining companies have operated for too many years with impunity in countries with lax environmental and human rights standards, so they are trying to bring some of the more high-profile cases to court in Canada.”

 
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