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Supreme Court of Canada could hear appeal of lawsuit involving auditors’ duty of care to non-shareholder lenders

May 29, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s highest court will decide June 1 whether it will hear an appeal from a major auditing and accounting firm that could face a trial this fall in a class action lawsuit filed by several banks over the bankruptcy in

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Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal over duty of care owed by repair centre to auto thieves

March 10, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Supreme Court of Canada recently announced it will hear an appeal from an auto repair centre that was successfully sued by a person who participated in the theft of a customer’s car from that repair centre and was injured

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Bill clarifying when Ontario trail users willingly assume all risks passes third reading

June 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A bill that would “clarify the standard of care” owed to users of trails in Ontario passed third reading Wednesday, paving the way for the legislation to receive royal assent. Bill 100, the Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act, was the subject

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Court finds Ontario municipality breached duty of care under Occupiers’ Liability Act in operation of mountain bike park

May 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An Ontario municipality is liable, under the province’s Occupiers’ Liability Act, for injuries that rendered a cyclist a quadriplegic after he fell while riding over a teeter-totter-type obstacle at a mountain bike park, the provincial appeal court has ruled. In