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Gavin Magrath discusses SCC decision in Consolidated Fastfrate

Much of the Canadian transportation industry is abuzz with talk of the recent Supreme Court decision in Teamsters v Fastfrate – and not surprisingly, commentators looked to Gavin Magrath for an expert opinion. Gavin’s opinions on the case – the … Continue reading

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Freight Forwarders are “Local Undertakings” – Supreme Court of Canada

On 26 November the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Consolidated Fastfrate v Teamsters. Fastfrate offered local distribution services in a number of Canadian cities, but where freight moved between these cities the interprovincial haulage was … Continue reading

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The Scope of Federal Jurisdiction: Consolidated Fastfrate v Teamsters

Readers may be surprised to learn that an unheralded labour law case is now awaiting appeal before the Supreme Court and is poised to become one of the most significant legal decisions affecting Canadian forwarders. On the surface, the dispute … Continue reading

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