James E. Gould
Writer, retired admiralty lawyer based in Halifax, Queen's Counsel.
James E. Gould is a writer and retired maritime and transportation lawyer based in Halifax.
Here's a hypothetical question for us, meanwhile: What if similar circumstances were to arise here in Canada, with a Canadian pilot? The best way to get at the answer is to start with a non-hypothetical: What are the obligations and responsibilities of Canadian physicians who have pilots as patients? Because confidentiality is a basic principle in the relationship between a doctor and a patient, any obligation for a doctor to report on a patient's condition to a third party must be created by statute.
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