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Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2017] ONCA 827

Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2017] ONCA 827 (October 31, 2017)
Court of Appeal for Ontario

Ecuadorian community members filed an action in Canada for recognition and enforcement of an Ecuadorian court judgment holding Chevron accountable for environmental harm from petroleum development in the Amazon.  The Superior Court of Justice granted Chevron’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed the plaintiffs’ claim against Chevron (Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2015] ONSC 135).

Alberta Wilderness Ass’n v. Cardinal River Coals Ltd.

Alberta Wilderness Ass’n v. Cardinal River Coals Ltd. [1999] 3 FC 425 
April 8, 1999

A coalition of conservation organizations challenged a ministry decision allowing a coal mine to be constructed just outside the boundary of a national park.  One of the questions the court considered was whether the environmental assessment prepared prior to the decision adequately considered the potential environmental impacts of the mine -- including cumulative impacts.  

Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje

Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje [2015] SCC 42 
Corte Suprema de Canadá (4 de septiembre de 2015)   

Los(as) ciudadanos(as) quienes obtuvieron un fallo de miles de millones de dólares contra la Corporación Chevron (Chevron) por polución ambiental extensa causada por operaciones petroleras en el Ecuador, entablaron una acción para reconocer y hacer cumplir el fallo en Canadá.  Chevron intentó desestimar el caso, alegando que la corte canadiense no tenía jurisdicción.

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