November 21, 2017 – ORNGE cleared of CLC violations

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Ornge found not guilty in Labour Code trial

 

DECISIONS

  • Reasons – Canada Labour Code violations – R. v. 7506406 Canada Inc. (Ornge), 2017 ONCJ 750
    Employee safety failings resulting in death – Failure to provide night vision goggles and removal of Base Manager contributing factors to accident – Not guilty
  • Judicial Review – Motion to Strike – Air Transat AT Inc. c. Canada (Transportation), 2017 CF 910
    Information disclosure – Trade secrets – Confidential – Access – Judicial Review allowed
  • Patent Infringement – Damages – Airbus Helicopters, S.A.S. v. Bell Helicopter Texteron Canada Ltée, [2017] F.C.J. No. 234
    Bell infringed one claim of Airbus’ 787 patent, which related to a helicopter equipped with a skid-type landing gear designated as the Moustache landing gear — Bell’s infringement helped to restore its position as an important manufacturer in the market of civilian helicopters — Bell’s conduct was highly reprehensible — Airbus was awarded $500,000 in compensatory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages.
  • Wages owing – Vacation and Holiday pay – Downey and CHC Helicopters Canada Inc., Re, 2017 CarswellNat 6133
    Inspector decision found to be reasonable – Employer’s actions as to transparency of records unreasonable – Costs awarded to Appellant not to exceed $1000

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – Sunwing Airlines Inc., TUI Airways Limited and TUI Airlines Belgium NVDetermination No. A-2017-180
    Pursuant to section 32 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Sunwing Airlines Inc. and TUI Airlines Belgium NV – Determination No. A-2017-182
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Jet Linx Aviation, LLCOrder No. 2017-A-196
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Centaero Aviation Ltd. – Order No. 2017-A-195
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – London Air Services LimitedOrder No. 2017-A-194
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Air Alsie A/SOrder No. 2017-A-193
    Exemptions from paragraph 33.1(b), subparagraph 73(2)(c)(i) and section 33.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Suspension – Thomas Cook Airlines LimitedOrder No. 2017-A-192
    Licence No. 070042
  • Suspension – Thomas Cook Airlines LimitedOrder No. 2017-A-191
    Licence No. 961058
  • Suspension – Aeronexus Corporate (PTY) Ltd. c.o.b. as Aeronexus CorporateOrder No. 2017-A-190
    Licence No. 150067
  • Suspension – Presidential Air Inc. c.o.b. as Presidential AirOrder No. 2017-A-189
    Licence Nos.  100129 and 110019

 

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