Environmental Law Alert Blog: The Fight Against FIPA

Monday, June 17, 2013 “We stand together! We stand together! We stand together!” On June 5th, 2013, West Coast Environmental Law’s Executive Director Jessica Clogg and three legal interns joined the hundreds of voices chanting “We stand together!” outside the Federal Court in downtown Vancouver. The crowd was gathered to support Hupacasath First Nation’s courageous ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: The Fight Against FIPA

Monday, June 17, 2013 “We stand together! We stand together! We stand together!” On June 5th, 2013, West Coast Environmental Law’s Executive Director Jessica Clogg and three legal interns joined the hundreds of voices chanting “We stand together!” outside the Federal Court in downtown Vancouver. The crowd was gathered to support Hupacasath First Nation’s courageous ...

The Canadian Progressive: Council of Canadians supports First Nations legal challenge to Canada-China investment treaty (FIPA)

by Council of Canadians | Jan 22, 2013: Ottawa – The Council of Canadians supports the Hupacasath First Nation’s legal challenge to the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), a notice of which was filed in B.C. court on January 18. The Council hopes the dispute will force the Harper government to take ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Is Canada-China Investment Treaty (FIPA) an attack on Aboriginal Rights?

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 The Canadian government is preparing to ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) possibly as early as tomorrow (November 1st) – an agreement which many individuals and organizations, including West Coast Environmental Law, have grave and deep concerns about.  But one clear legal problem with the FIPA, which ...