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A bridge over deregulated waters: the new Navigation Protection Act

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

On April 1, 2014, the Federal Navigation Protection Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-22 (the "New Act") came into force, replacing the Navigable Waters

Canadian government unveils new reg for unattended trains, mirroring U.S. order

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 3 2014

Moving full speed ahead with its increased review and regulation of rail transport, the Canadian government released an emergency directive that

Updates in oil tank litigation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 29 2014

Will oil tank leak litigation be a thing of the past? Not likely, but it is interesting that in 2013 TSSA mandated that all new tanks installed must

ABCs vs VINs: which governs security registration errors?

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 17 2014

The underlying purpose of each provincial Personal Property Security Registration System is to provide notice to subsequent creditors of existing

Report cites “multitude of factors” for Lac-Megantic train derailment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2014

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (“TSB”) released an investigation report on August 19 on the Lac-Megantic, Quebec train derailment that resulted in fires and explosions, destroyed much of the town and left 47 people dead

Occupational health & safety lessons from the tragedy at Lac-Megantic: Transportation Safety Board releases its report and condemns “weak safety culture”

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 26 2014

In the early hours of July 13, 2013, a runaway freight-train operated by Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway (“MM&A”) and carrying more than 70

Canada’s TSB determines crude oil in train derailment to be unaffected by fracturing fluid additives

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 22 2014

On July 6, 2013, shortly before 1:00 am, a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway freight train which was parked for the night on a hill seven miles

Limitation of liability, wilful misconduct and loss of insurance coverage a round the world perspective

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 29 2014

Under the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976, as incorporated into Canadian law, a person is not entitled to limit their

Quebec calls for expressions of interest for northern rail line feasibility study

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 24 2014

After winning the general election last April, the Quebec Liberal party is taking steps to follow through on its commitment to northern development

Don't miss the boat on your insurable interest

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 23 2014

The Superior Court of Quebec recently rendered a decision based on insurable interest in a case involving a sunken boat, a business man named Bonneau