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The Sensor: Unfamiliar Waters: Navigating Autonomous Vessels' Potential And Perils
Autonomous technology is advancing in every sector and in many ways the maritime industry may well be viewed by some as being ahead of the pack
Canada
1 Aug 2019
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Federal Court Decision Highlights Importance Of Proper Transportation Contract Terms
The recent decision of the Federal Court in the case Labrador-Island Link General Partner Corporation et al. v. Panalpina Inc. et al.
Canada
23 Jul 2019
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Amendments To The Transportation Of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Emergency Response Assistance Plan)
Recent amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (the Regulations) seek to enhance response to releases of dangerous goods; to ensure more effective,
Canada
17 Jun 2019
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Canada Implements Nairobi Convention On Wrecks
On February 28, 2019, Canada enacted the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act (the Act). The new legislation prohibits vessel abandonment and enacts within Canadian law the International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007.
Canada
14 Mar 2019
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Legalization Of Cannabis In Canada And Vessel Operation
With the coming into force of the Cannabis Act and An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Bills C-45 and C-46, respectively), Canada has now become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis.
Canada
22 Oct 2018
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Autonomous Vessels
For as long as ships have sailed our oceans, seafaring skills and knowledge have been fundamental to ensuring safety in maritime transport.
Canada
26 Jan 2018
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BLG Successfully Represents Air Charter Company During WSIAT Application And Reconsideration
An aircraft accident involving a floatplane occurred during landing. The accident resulted in the death of the rear seat passenger and pilot.
Canada
13 Sep 2017
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Misrepresentation Must Be Material And Not Based On Mere Speculation
This case involved an insurance claim that was denied based on an alleged misrepresentation in its application for insurance coverage related to the Uniform Conditions of Carriage and the existence of a "standard" Bill of Lading.
Canada
24 May 2017
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Swept Overboard: Federal Court Finds Undeclared On-Deck Carriage Did Not Prevent Carrier From Limiting Liability Under Hague-Visby Rules
In De Wolf Maritime Safety BV v. Traffic-Tech International Inc., 2017 FC 23, the shipper, De Wolf, entered into a contract with the carrier...
Canada
11 May 2017
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Aviation Alert: First Transport Canada Approved BVLOS Flight For A UAS
On February 24, 2017, Canadian aviation history was made with the first Transport Canada approved Beyond Visual Line of Sight ("BVLOS") flight by a Small Unmanned Aerial System ("sUAS").
Canada
17 Mar 2017
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First Transport Canada Approved BVLOS Flight For A UAS
On February 24, 2017 Canadian aviation history was made with the first Transport Canada approved Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight by a Small Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).
Canada
17 Mar 2017
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Reducing Your Risk: Critical Issues In Canadian Transportation Law (Video)
On October 4, 2016 BLG 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.
Canada
26 Oct 2016
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Positive Proof Not Necessary For Summary Judgment
The Court granted summary judgment for the defendant in Choma v City of Toronto, 2016 ONSC 5510.
Canada
26 Sep 2016
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When Close Enough Is Good Enough: Recent Case Law On The Application Of Rule 49
Under Rule 49, offers to settle can result in cost consequences if certain requirements are satisfied and if one of the parties "beats its offer".
Canada
4 Feb 2015
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New War Risk Coverage And Accident Investigation Regimes
The new Aviation Industry Indemnity Act gives the Government of Canada the ability to insure against war risks.
Canada
14 Jan 2015
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Municipality, Contractor And Sub-Contractor Liable Where Plaintiff Fell At An Intersection Under Construction
On November 8, 2003, the 26 year old plaintiff fell at an intersection in a high pedestrian traffic area, where a construction project was taking place
Canada
27 Mar 2014
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Case Alert! Supreme Court: Officers May Not Speak To A Lawyer Before Completing Their Notes Where SIU Is Investigating
On December 19, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in "Wood v. Schaeffer".
Canada
23 Dec 2013
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Ontario Court Strikes Out Passenger Claims For Aggravated Damages And Common Law Negligence Pursuant To Warsaw And Montreal Conventions
On January 14, 2011, Ashlyn O’Hara was a passenger on Air Canada Flight 878 ["AC878"] from Toronto to Zurich. During the flight, the First Officer went to sleep for approximately 75 minutes.
Canada
13 Dec 2013
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Ontario Court Strikes Out Passenger Claims For Aggravated Damages And Common Law Negligence Pursuant To Warsaw And Montreal Conventions
On January 14, 2011, Ashlyn O’Hara was a passenger on Air Canada Flight 878 ["AC878"] from Toronto to Zurich. During the flight, the First Officer went to sleep for approximately 75 minutes.
Canada
12 Dec 2013
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