Mondaq Canada: Transport
WeirFoulds LLP
The Cayman Islands, Nevis and the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") bring to mind images of turquoise waters, white sand beaches and…offshore bank accounts and corporations where the super wealthy stash their millions to avoid (and evade) taxes in their home countries.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The Transportation Safety Board has recently changed its regulations for the first time in 22 years.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The BC Supreme Court recently determined that the two-year limitation period found Article 16 of the Athens Convention (the "Convention"), incorporated into Canadian law through the Marine Liability Act, S.C. 2001, c. 6 ("MLA"), applies only to carriers.
Saxe Law Office
On Monday, the Province announced new legislation that would improve cyclist safety on Ontario’s roads and highways.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On February 21, 2014, the US Department of Transportation and the Association of American Railroads announced a rail safety initiative to institute new voluntary operating practices for moving crude oil by rail.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Canadian Transportation Agency recently published a decision which sets out how it determines what constitutes an "air service" and what criteria will be applied in making that determination.
Saxe Law Office
In "The Rebirth of Bicycling Law", Professor Christopher Waters provides a fascinating review of the history of bicycling law, dating back to the time when it was called "the law of the wheelman", as well as a look forward to the future of the "cycling bar".
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In October 2011, eight members of an anti-abortion organization engaged in demonstrations in the Calgary Airport terminal building.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
With the much discussed proposed rise in marine and tanker traffic to Northern British Columbia and other potentially sensitive areas of the country, Canada’s oil spill preparedness and response regime has come under increasing scrutiny.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
2013 has seen the usual variety of important Canadian maritime law decisions. The following is a sampling of those of greater significance that have arisen in various areas of admiralty practice.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
At the last Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council, held in Kiruna, Sweden, on May 15, 2013, the Council adopted its second international agreement, the Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Although it is not yet in force, Canada is taking steps to implement the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea 2010, commonly termed the "HNS Convention".
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On March 12, 2009, a Sikorsky S-92A helicopter destined for the Hibernia Oilfield crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Seventeen passengers suffered fatal injuries in the crash and the lone survivor suffered serious injuries.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The B.C. Court of Appeal has confirmed that a ship owner which is a party to a bill of lading has the right to direct payment of unpaid freight that would otherwise be payable to a third party.
Davis LLP
Davis LLP's Laura Safran, Q.C. and Prasad Taksal have contributed the chapter on Canadian aviation law in the inaugural edition of The Aviation Law Review.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36, as amended ("CCAA") permits a court having jurisdiction over proceedings for the restructuring of an insolvent company to make certain orders, to secure payment of the fees of certain officials involved in those proceedings, including the Monitor of the insolvent company appointed for the restructuring proceeding.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In late 2012, the European Court of Justice released its ruling in the matter of Sanchez v. Iberia Airlines, in which it had been asked to decide whether an airline was liable for loss of baggage to multiple passengers who had packed items in the same bag, or whether compensation was only available to the passenger who had checked the bag.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently decided that the provincial workers’ compensation regimes are constitutionally valid with respect to maritime workplace injuries and neither an injured maritime worker, nor his estate may sue an employer who is subject to the workers’ compensation regime.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued a decision with far reaching consequences for Canadian maritime personal injury claims.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently issued a decision with far reaching consequences for Canadian maritime personal injury claims.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
It has been almost 18 years since a Conservative government implemented Ontario’s third major tort reform automobile compensation system.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed an action against the Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich for failing to maintain a gravel roadway.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As Ontario continues to invest in transportation infrastructure, a question arises: Can public projects be subject to liens by the trades who work on them?
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The BC Supreme Court recently determined that the two-year limitation period found Article 16 of the Athens Convention (the "Convention"), incorporated into Canadian law through the Marine Liability Act, S.C. 2001, c. 6 ("MLA"), applies only to carriers.
Saxe Law Office
On Monday, the Province announced new legislation that would improve cyclist safety on Ontario’s roads and highways.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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").
Cassels Brock
In 2013, we provided an overview of the process for registering security interests over railcars or rolling stock in Canada.
Stewart McKelvey
In the Federal Budget 2011, the Government of Canada stated that it would develop a new plan to support public infrastructure beyond the expiry of the 2007 Building Canada Plan in 2013-14.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On February 21, 2014, the US Department of Transportation and the Association of American Railroads announced a rail safety initiative to institute new voluntary operating practices for moving crude oil by rail.
Davis LLP
Michel and Lynda Thibodeau brought an action seeking damages under the Official Languages Act against Air Canada.
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