In the Oscar-nominated Disney-Pixar feature Cars, the fictional town of Radiator Springs, formerly a popular stopover spot along U.S. Route 66, was financially devastated by the construction of Interstate 40 which bypassed the town.
Some rail carriers have imposed indemnification and liability obligations on shippers for the carriage of Toxic-by-Inhalation Hazardous commodities.
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This is the first appellate decision to interpret subsection 43(2) of Canada’s Marine Liability Act, which makes the Hague-Visby Rules apply compulsorily to certain contracts of carriage by water between places in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will hear an appeal of a case which considered the interaction and potential conflict between the Montreal Convention (a treaty governing international air travel) and Canadian language law rights.
Canada’s Minister of State has recently announced that new software will be deployed on Canada’s full-body scanners that will enhance passenger privacy at airports.
The Canadian Transportation Agency ("CTA") recently introduced provisions to the Air Transportation Regulations (the "ATR") entitled "Advertising Prices" which made it mandatory to indicate ‘all-inclusive' prices in advertisement for air services, as of December 2012.
One of the most interesting aspects of aviation law involves the determination of which legal regime applies to a particular case.
The Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment, will take effect in Canada on April 1, 2013.
On February 5, 2013, the Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development was released to the public.
On January 25, 2013, the Minister of Transportation signed a regulation amending the Minimum Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways, O. Reg. 239/02 ("MMS"), under the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 ("Municipal Act").
A discussion on the court ruling relating to the Canadian pilot of a twin engine Piper Aztec who was denied his insurance claim following a crash.
Based on industry reports, it is expected that railcar leasing activities in Canada and throughout North America will continue to increase in 2013.
As ghost bikes (marking the site of a cycling death) multiply around Toronto, the Ministry of Transportation has announced its plans to respond to the Chief Coroner of Ontario’s "Cycling Death Review".
As some of you may know, major changes are occurring at the Canadian Registry of Vessels ("CRV").
A Halifax passenger booked with Air Canada to fly from Halifax to Beirut, via Montreal.
The Competition Bureau announced on October 24, 2012, that it has entered into a Consent Agreement with Air Canada and United Continental Holdings, Inc.
A runway end safety area (RESA) is a clear graded area at the end of a runway intended to reduce the risk of damage to an aircraft which overruns the runway.
In a previous post, we wrote about a lawsuit arising from the 2003 crash of a Cirrus SR-22 in low visibility near Hill City, Minnesota.
In a past post, we reported on the case of Mr. Nicholas Gudzinski, who was killed on August 19, 2006, when he lost control of his aircraft after making a slow-speed pass at a low altitude.
Effective April 1, 2011, the Government of Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) instituted a change in its licensing policy for Atlantic Canada's inshore fishery.