Air Canada v. Demond

In Carriage of Goods by Air on (Updated )

The Plaintiff, Air Canada, contracted to deliver video equipment to Concept Music Video in Newfoundland. The Defendant, who had contracted to buy the video equipment from Concept Music Video, instructed Air Canada to transship the equipment from Newfoundland to Halifax for pickup by it. Air Canada did as requested. Concept Music Video then made a claim against Air Canada for wrongfully and negligently transshipping the equipment to the Defendant. Air Canada paid the claim then sued the Defendant to recover the amount paid to Concept Music Video. Air Canada recovered from the Defendant as the goods were transshipped because of the wrongful representations of the Defendant.