7 July 2015
Eight cases involving allegations of corporate abuse related to the overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies have been launched in Canadian courts. To date, no foreign plaintiff has been successful in a claim against a Canadian company in Canada. However, at the time of writing, five cases involving foreign plaintiffs remain before the courts. For more information about these cases, please consult our summary of Transnational Lawsuits in Canada against Extractive Companies, 1997-2015.