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PART VI REGIONAL ASPECTS OF INVESTMENT PROTECTION, 28 THE CANADIAN APPROACH TO INVESTMENT PROTECTION: HOW FAR WE HAVE COME!

L. Yves Fortier

From: International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Edited By: Christina Binder, Ursula Kriebaum, August Reinisch, Stephan Wittich

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 15 May 2021

On 15 December 2006, Canada signed the International Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes1 (the ‘ICSID Convention’ or ‘Convention’), becoming the most recent of the Convention's 156 signatories.2 Following as it did many years of political debate and much lobbying by international arbitration practitioners, the signature of the Convention is arguably the most important development in Canada within the sphere of investment protection and promotion since the conclusion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1993. The Convention, as is...
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