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Tag Archives: Federal Court

Supreme Court Dismisses CN Fuel Surcharge Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada today dismissed Canadian National Railway‘s (CN) appeal (2014 SCC 40) from the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Canadian National Railway v Canadian Transportation Agency (2010 FCA 65), which I reported on back in December 2012. … Continue reading

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Queen of Nanaimo sets course for Maritime Time-Bars

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Sperling v. Queen of Nanaimo (Ship), 2014 BCSC 326, clarified issues arising out of the potential conflict between maritime limitations and provincial limitations statutes: Passenger claims for injury arising out of … Continue reading

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Federal Court decision on Taxpayer information

The Court amended their original decision (Gordon v Canada [2007] F.C.J. No. 358, 2007 FC 253, 328 F.T.R. 23, 2007 D.T.C. 5180, 156 A.C.W.S. (3d) 504)  to include that the Department of Justice can access the files of the Canada … Continue reading

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Federal Court Decision on use of taxpayer information

The Federal Court ruled on s. 241 of the Income Tax Act – the use of taxpayer information and when it can be released. Subject to notice given to the affected taxpayers, their information can be released during the course … Continue reading

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