* Just a week after Canada paid $10 million to the American corporation for lost revenues during that ban, another American company slapped Canada with a similar lawsuit under NAFTA’s multilateral agreement on investment (MAI) provision, which allows corporations to sue sovereign states. That case is pending as of this writing.

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