Canada: Reducing Your Risk: Critical Issues In Canadian Transportation Law
Last Updated: November 15 2016

On October 4, 2016 BLG's Transportation Group hosted a seminar in Toronto dealing with the complex legal framework and challenges faced by the transportation industry in ensuring timely, appropriate delivery of goods from point A to point B and even Point C.

Given requests to share this information, we video-recorded the session and have made it available to clients and friends of the firm.

Watch this video recording, complete with slides – in its entirety or just the portions relevant to you. Topics covered include:

>> Video 1 Cargo Liens
The legal aspects of putting a lien on cargo are discussed by Michael White, a BLG Partner in Toronto, alongside some practical advice about when a lien may be recognized (or not) by the courts.

>> Video 2 Rail Tariffs - History/Impacts/Cases
Learn about the limitation of liability in multimodal transportation involving rail and the effect of tariffs, as discussed by Nils Goeteyn, a BLG Partner in Montréal. Several cases are reviewed which illustrate how Canadian courts apply the rail limits in the context of other shipping contracts at play.

>> Video 3 Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Presenting a broad overview of TDG for all modes of transport in Canada, Graham Walker, a BLG Partner in Vancouver, provides a review of applicable legislation and practical examples for shippers, carriers, insurers and brokers.

>> Video 4 Recent Legal Developments
Sarah Sweet, a BLG Associate in Toronto, discusses recent, relevant case summaries which impact on transportation law.

Full Video of Seminar

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