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Supreme Court Considers the Intersection of Settlement Privilege and Mediation Confidentiality

The Supreme Court of Canada recently considered what happens when a party wants to resile from a settlement apparently reached at mediation and whether a confidentiality clause in a mediation agreement displaces the exception to settlement privilege that applies where a party seeks to prove the terms of a settlement …. ... more

Denied Boarding Claim Dismissed by Court

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed an action brought by a passenger against a carrier for damages arising out of a denial of boarding due to insufficient travel documentation. In doing so, Court upheld the proposition that it is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that he has the required travel documents and that air carriers are not liable for denying boarding when these documents are not presented at the time of boarding.
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CTA Implements Interline Baggage Rules for Canada

On April 15, 2014, the Canadian Transportation Agency issued a Decision and associated Interpretation Note to define the baggage rules air carriers will be expected to apply to interline itineraries with a point of origin or ultimate destination in Canada. The rules, referred to as the Interline Baggage Rules for Canada, will apply to carriage pursuant to a single ticket with an effective date of October 1, 2014.
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