Welcome to the website of the Canadian Maritime Law Association. Members of the public are invited to browse the public parts of our website to learn about us. If you have an interest in Canadian maritime law and are not already a member of CMLA, please apply for membership.
If you are a member of CMLA, it is recommended that you proceed directly to the Members Only section which contains additional News and Events relevant to members as well as the full database of CMLA reports and AGM documents. CMLA members may retrieve their passwords here.
Seminar Almost Sold-out
Please be advised that the seminar to be held on 7 June is near to capacity and, as a result, we have suspended online registration for the seminar. If you wish to attend the seminar, please immediately contact Lisa Isaacs at 416- 601-1348 or email@example.com. You should still register for the Annual General Meeting and lunch, which you can do by clicking on the hyperlink below.
2013 AGM and Seminar
The CMLA 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held on 6 June 2013 and our Annual Seminar will be held on 7 June 2013. For details, please see the Notice in the hyperlink.
Registration - 2013 AGM and Seminar
To register for the 2013 AGM and/or Seminar (to be held 6 &7 June 2013) please click on the hyperlink. Please note that only CMLA members may register and attend the AGM but anyone may attend the seminar subject to registration and payment of the fee.
CMI, ICS and ISF Promote Ratification of International Maritime Law Conventions
The Comité Maritime International (CMI) (made up of many national maritime law associations, including the CMLA) has joined forces with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) in promoting the implementation of various international maritime law conventions, including the Rotterdam Rules. The following is a link to the 6-page pamphlet recently published on the subject by the CMI.
CMLA Submissions re: Ballast Water Convention
The CMLA has filed submissions with Transport Canada on the proposed implementation of the Ballast Water Convention. Click the hyperlink below to view the submissions.
Bill C-57 - Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act
Bill C-57, titled Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act, passed first reading on March 18, 2013. The Bill includes proposed amendments to the Marine Liability Act to implement the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 2010. The Bill also includes proposed amendments to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 regarding oil handling facilities, response organizations, and the administrative monetary penalties regime.
May 22-23, 2013: The Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters Semi-Annual Meeting at Manoir Saint-Sauveur, Saint-Sauveur, Québec
2013 Annual General Meeting is to be held in Toronto on 6 June to be followed by a seminar on 7 June 2013
2013 Seminar is to be held in Toronto on 7 June following the Annual General Meeting which is to be held on 6 June 2013