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NAFTA - Chapter 11 - Investment
Cases Filed Against the Government of Canada
Albert Connolly v. Government of Canada
Mr. Albert Connolly, on behalf of Brownfields Holding, Inc., a mining enterprise registered in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1110 (Expropriation)
The Investor does not specify an exact amount of damages.
Mr. Connolly served a Notice of Intent to Submit a Claim to Arbitration under NAFTA Chapter 11 on February 26, 2004. He has not filed a Notice of Arbitration and arbitration proceedings have not been initiated.
Factual overview and nature of the claim
Mr. Connolly, on behalf of Brownfields Holding, Inc., claimed a breach of NAFTA Article 1110 (Expropriation). He alleged that Ontario, through the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM), did not provide statutory credit for a report entitled “Calcitic Marble Prospect, White Lake, Darling Twp, Ontario”. It is alleged that these actions by MNDM resulted in the forfeiture of the Claimant’s mining property known as claim site number 1184025. The Claimant sought the return of the claim site plus credit for accumulated assessment work or, in the alternative, intended to claim damages in an unspecified amount for lost revenues.
Legal Documents (all documents are in .pdf)
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- ARCHIVED - Notice of Intent (PDF Document - 442 KB) - February 19, 2004
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