Atlantic Container Lines AB v. Cerescorp Company, 2017 FC 465

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Précis: The Federal Court permitted a defendant to amend its Statement of Defence to allege additional causes of the collapse of a stow of containers where the amendments were not a radical departure from prior pleadings, were not doomed to fail and the motion to amend was made in a timely fashion.

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Budget Steel Ltd. v. FMW Towing Ltd., 2004 FC 1140

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This matter concerned the capsizing of a barge and the consequential loss of her cargo. The Plaintiff, the owner of the cargo, originally commenced these proceedings against the owners of the barge and the tugs towing her. More than two years after the capsize the Plaintiff brought this application to add the owners of a passing ship and to amend …

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