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No charges in case of Montreal area private care home where dozens died of COVID-19  

August 26, 2021 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Quebec’s Crown prosecutor’s office says the owners of a Montreal-area long-term care home where dozens died during the first wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic will not face criminal charges.   The office said today in a statement that

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Alberta bill would protect health workers, care homes from some COVID-19 lawsuits

April 23, 2021 Dean Bennett – THE CANADIAN PRESS

EDMONTON – Alberta has introduced a bill that would give legal protection to health workers, including long-term care-home operators, facing lawsuits over COVID-19. Richard Gotfried, a United Conservative backbencher, says the proposed legislation offers protection but is not a free

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Ontario to provide COVID-19 liability protection to workers and some organizations

October 21, 2020 Shawn Jeffords and Liam Casey -THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Health-care workers, businesses and non-profits could receive liability protection against COVID-19-related lawsuits under legislation proposed by the Ontario government Tuesday, but critics said the bill would result in extra protection for long-term care providers who failed residents during

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 Latest Canadian statistics on slips and falls on ice

February 28, 2019 Adina Bresge - THE CANADIAN PRESS

All it took was one foul step, and Ahsher Zeldin was in for at least a week of pain. Last Thursday, Zeldin was taking his two dogs out for an early morning stroll in north Toronto when a patch of

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Donoghue v. Stevenson

December 8, 2016 Rocco Neglia, Vice-President, Claims, Economical Insurance

How a snail in a bottle helped set the precedent of negligence and the duty of care