CCPA comments on the Omnitrax NAFTA lawsuit

Senior Trade Fellow Scott Sinclair, who directs the CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project, spoke to CBC Manitoba's Ismaila Alfa on November 14 about Omnitrax's threatened NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state lawsuit against Canada. In its statement of intent to file a NAFTA claim, the U.S.-owned company says it’s unable to fix the only rail connection to Churchill, Manitoba because the former Harper government's decision to dismantle the Canadian Wheat Board sabotaged its 1997 investment in the railway and port. Omnitrax is demanding $150 million in compensation from the Canadian government.

Listen to the interview below:

November 16, 2017