Steel Imports Injuring Canadian Steel Producers

In the safeguard inquiry into the impact of steel imports on the Canadian steel industry, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined on July 4, 2002 that imports of discrete plate, cold-rolled steel, angle, shapes and sections, rebar and standard pipe are causing serious injury to Canadian steel producers.

Lawrence Herman and Craig Logie of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP represented a coalition of Canadian steel producers. Ronald Cheng, Benjamin Bedard and Paul Conlin of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Algoma Steel Inc., Slater Steel and Sorevco. Steven D’Arcy of Bennett Jones LLP represented Dofasco.

Foreign producers were represented by Denis Gascon and Richard Wagner of Ogilvy Renault; Geoffrey Kubrick of Flavell Kubrick LLP in Ottawa; Richard Gottlieb of Gottlieb & Pearson in Montreal; Christopher Kent of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; Dean Peroff of Amsterdam and Peroff in Toronto; and Gordon LaFortune and Victoria Bazan.