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Planes, trains and automobiles: Talking about Uber, taxis, regulation and more

January 26, 2016 — 

The Faculty of Law is hosting a symposium on transportation law that will feature distinguished speakers such as The Honourable Marshall Rothstein, retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and U of M alumnus.

What: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Transportation Law Symposium
When: Thursday, Feb. 4, 12 – 5 p.m.

  • 12:00 to 1:00 – Distinguished Visitor Marshall Rothstein
  • 1:00 to 2:00 – Break for lunch
  • 2:00 to 5:00 – Panel discussion and speakers

Where: Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, 224 Dysart Rd.

The Speakers

DISTINGUISHED VISITOR

The Honourable Marshall Rothstein, retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
Regulation and Competition in Transportation Law: Working Both Sides of the Street

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, CEO, VIA Rail Canada
The Future of Passenger Rail in Canada

SPEAKERS

Diane Gray, CEO, CentrePort Canada Inc.
Building CentrePort Canada, North America’s Largest Inland Port – Policy Implications and Opportunities

David Sanders, Chairperson, Taxicab Board of Manitoba
Taxi, Taxi! Uber, Taxicab Regulation and the Public Interest

Sacha Paul, Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Duty to Consult with Aboriginal Communities when Developing and Using Transportation Corridors

PANEL DISCUSSION: EMERGING ISSUES FOR TRANSPORTATION IN CANADA

Diane Gray, CEO, CentrePort Canada Inc.
David Sanders, Chairperson, Taxicab Board of Manitoba
Sacha Paul, Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

RAPPORTEUR

David Duval, Director, Transportation Institute, University of Manitoba

More Information

Attending this event is free. However, Robson Hall will provide a light lunch at a cost of $10 for non-students payable in cash at the event. Lunch for students is free.

Attending legal professionals can claim four (4) hours of Continuing Professional Development credit for this event.

Paid parking is available in the parkade attached to University Centre, in Lot L (behind Robson Hall), or in any of the visitor/paid lots around campus. Due to limitations on the number of parking spots, we recommend carpooling.

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