Bell Canada, $8,193: (a) 30 July 1999 and 7 September 1999; (b) Bell Canada equipment, note: This payment represents two different incidents, one at Canadian Forces Base Trenton and the other at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier. Total cost of repairs for both incidents has been lowered and is now estimated at $5,216.22; (c) DND paid for the cost of repairs to the damaged equipment; (d) unknown; (e) no; (f) yes, to the military police.
Birch Hill Construction Ltd., ($24,842): (a) During fiscal year 2000-01, over training season; (b) heavy duty equipment, i.e. excavator, large dump trucks, et cetera; (c) $24,842.00 represents the total amount paid on behalf of Canadian Forces Base Gagetown for the repairs of the heavy duty equipment rented from Birch Hill Construction; (d) unknown; (e) no; (f) no.
Corp. of the Township of Atikak, $25,000: (a) 13 May 1999; (b) the airstrip was damaged by a Canadian forces aircraft, CC130 Hercules performing practice landings and take offs; (c) the cost of necessary repairs, including resurfacing of damage area, was submitted for payment; (d) unknown; (e) no; (f) no.
Discount Car and Truck Rentals, $21,057;
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, $3,972;
National Car Rental, $1,105;
Thrifty Car Rental, $4,911;
Thrifty Locations Auto, $12,607.
The above list represents a summary of various claims for damage to vehicles rented by National Defence at different locations across the country during the 2000-01 fiscal year. Since DND is self-insured, the department is liable to pay for damage to vehicles rented under a Public Works and Government Services standard offer agreement. The larger amounts represent a roll up of a number of smaller claims. As the department is subject to the regulatory regimes in place for vehicles in the provinces, any incidents requiring police involvement would have been reported accordingly.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, $594,727: (a) March 1985; (b) breach of contract. This case had to do with contractual relations between Navimex and Her Majesty the Queen, through Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The contract pertained to the transportation of goods to Thule in Greenland; (c) company sued the crown for loss of profit and transportation costs for the movement of goods from Montreal to Thule and loss of profit generated by possible transportation of additional goods to Thule and from Thule back to Montreal; (d) unknown; (e) not applicable; (f) no.
Linketter Hotel, $10,000: (a) 27-31 August 2000; (b) loss of income, accommodation and meal due to last minute change in the number of participants at the Atlantic Region Cadet Tattoo 2000; (c) financial compensation was negotiated to address part of the Linketter Hotel’s lost revenues; (d) approximately 200 cadets who were to participate in the Atlantic Region Cadet Tattoo 2000; (e) yes. Regional Cadet Organizations were advised to exercise increased prudence in activities involving contracts of this nature; (f) no.
TD Bank, $3,528: (a) 5 June 2000; (b) damage to overhanging roof by unauthorized DND driver; (c) the TD Bank arranged for the repairs to the roof. Invoice submitted to DND; (d) one; (e) yes. Member had to reimburse the payment made by the department; (f) yes. CFB Petawawa military police investigated and filed a report.
Township of the Front of Escott, $89,000: (a) 2 November 1999; (b) various secondary roads damaged during a military exercise using heavy military vehicles; (c) local contractors were hired to repair the damaged roads; (d) approximately 50 military members; (e) a summary investigation, lessons learned, was conducted to prevent future incidents; (f) no.