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Supreme Court of Canada won’t reverse this municipal liability finding

August 17, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

An August 12 Supreme Court of Canada decision means a Toronto-area municipality remains not liable for an electric shock suffered by a teenager at a public sports field. Zoe Onley was 18 when she was placing soccer on a wet

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How your advice can help flood-proof future real estate development

August 26, 2020 by Adam Malik

There’s not enough collaboration between stakeholders in Canada’s real estate sector and risk professionals with information about natural hazards, and real estate investments could drown as a result, an expert warned. If real estate is constantly being exposed to damage

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Supreme Court of Canada will not hear appeal from municipality ruled negligent after cyclist breaks neck

February 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s highest court announced Thursday it will not hear an appeal from a municipality that was sued, under Ontario’s Occupiers Liability Act, by a cyclist who broke his neck after attempting to ride over an obstacle at an adventure park.

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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