Charter Cruise Co. Beats Canada Over $52M Lodging Contract

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal court on Monday sided with a charter cruise company in its suit against the Canadian government over a CA$54 million ($52.2 million) contract to provide lodging for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, finding Canada breached its agreement to pay all taxes imposed on the cruise lines.

U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer granted summary judgment to Cruise Connections Charter Management 1 LP, ruling that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police repudiated its contractual obligation to pay approximately $6 million in Canadian taxes to...
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