Binding Contracts

  • February 28, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal judgment reminds of the need to ensure that all aspects of a commercial relationship have actually become binding, particularly if there are two or more distinct commercial “streams”. In Cana International Distributing Inc. v….

Wreck Removal Committee Hearings

  • February 1, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities will begin hearings on February 5, 2018, in connection with the wreck removal bill, C-64. See the hearing schedules for February 5 and for February 7.   This is moving things along…

New Arctic Shipping Regulations

  • January 24, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

The Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette on January 10, 2018, with effect from December 19, 2017. See page 15.

Wreck Legislation through Second Reading

  • January 15, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

Bill C-64, the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act, was given Second Reading in Parliament (House of Commons) on 12/05/17.  The next step in the legislative process is House of Commons committee hearing, which has not yet been scheduled.

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