Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 25 2012

Dear Members of the International Trade Committee,

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I’m writing to express my concern with the China-Canada Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPA)

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Oct 23 2012

MP Colin Mayes replies to my letter re: FIPA

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FIPA allows Canada to make all documents submitted to an arbitral tribunal available to the public. All decisions of the tribunal will be made public. Ultimately, access to international arbitration will provide Canadian investors with the confidence that comes from recourse to an independent, international body to adjudicate any disputes.

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Oct 23 2012

My letter to MP Harper re: FIPA – Nexen takeover and PMO's Reply

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Dear Prime Minister Harper, Please do not continue with the planned CNOOC-Nexen takeover and the Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA).

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