Article from: TDM 3 (2020), in USMCA - NAFTA
"Investment is a key driving force for economic growth and competitiveness in Canada. It spurs innovation, creates jobs and connects Canada to global value chains. Canada has a clear interest in ensuring that Canadian individuals and companies are well protected when they invest abroad. " This article discusses the divergent treatment of investment in four key Canadian agreements, the TPP/CPTTP, CETA, USMCA and the CCFIPA, and explores the legal and policy reasons for such divergence.