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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

Transport Canada brings new crude-by-rail regulations into force

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 9 2014

Transport Canada has published Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Update of Standards), which will come into

Government of Québec 2014-15 budget public financial discipline imposed: impact on businesses

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 6 2014

The goal of the newly elected majority government (Government) is to create both wealth and employment in Quebec. To achieve this goal, the

Keep it clean and prove it: Canada proposes new drinking water regulations for trains, planes, ships and buses

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 27 2014

Safe Drinking Water for Passengers On May 10, 2014, the Public Health Agency of Canada published new draft regulations, the Potable Water on Board

Three railroad employees charged with criminal negligence in Quebec train derailment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 21 2014

The prosecutor’s office for the province of Quebec filed criminal negligence charges relating to the July 6, 2013 derailment of an unattended 72-car

Transport Canada bans older tank cars from transporting crude oil, requires shippers to develop emergency response assistance plans

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 9 2014

Transport Canada (TC) has issued two Protective Directions that will affectProtective Direction No. 33 requires persons who offer for transport or