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Court Dismisses Statutory Misrepresentation Claim Against Credit Union Board In Landmark Decision
For the first time, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision that considered issues of statutory misrepresentation in an offering statement under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 19941.
Canada
11 Apr 2019
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Criminal Negligence Causing Death Charge Against Auto Mechanic Reinstated By Appeal Court
A charge of criminal negligence causing death against an auto mechanic may proceed, the Ontario Court of Appeal has decided, holding that it was possible that a reasonable jury could find that the mechanic was a "significant contributing cause" of a woman's death.
Canada
11 Feb 2016
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Summary Of Judge's Reasons For Giving Kazenelson, "Unquestionably A Person Of Good Character", A 3 1/2 Year Jail Sentence For Criminal Negligence
The judge's reasons for sending Metron Construction's project manager, Vadim Kazenelson, to jail for criminal negligence are now available here.
Canada
18 Jan 2016
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Criminal Negligence Conviction For Landlord Who Disregarded Fire Code Violations, Deceived Fire Inspector
An appeal court has upheld the conviction of a landlord for criminal negligence causing death after numerous Fire Code violations led to a tenant's death.
Canada
31 Dec 2015
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Business Owner Facing Criminal And Provincial Charges In Workplace Death
Both the RCMP and provincial health and safety officials have laid charges against an owner of a body shop in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia after a worker died.
Canada
18 Sep 2015
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Project Manager For Metron Construction Convicted Of Criminal Negligence In Christmas Eve Fatalities. Three Individuals And Two Companies Now Convicted
As we previously reported, the total of safety fines imposed for the December 24, 2009 swing stage collapse fatalities is $1,240,000.
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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Leroux: CRA Owes Duty Of Care To Taxpayer
In recent years, taxpayers have brought a number of civil actions against the Canada Revenue Agency.
Canada
19 May 2014
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Engineer Now Facing Both Criminal Negligence, OHSA Charges In Mall Collapse
Police have laid criminal negligence charges against a professional engineer in relation to the Elliot Lake mall collapse in June 2012.
Canada
5 Feb 2014
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The Latest Word From The Supreme Court Of Canada On Conflicts Of Interest: Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada shed a bit more light on the "bright line rule" for determining when a conflict exists when a law firm represents clients whose interests are adverse in the recent decision of Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP.
Canada
10 Jul 2013
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Criminal Negligence Trial Against Ship’s Navigation Officer Begins
On March 22, 2006, the ferry crashed into an island and sank off the B.C. coast.
Canada
28 Jan 2013
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Supervisor’s Criminal Safety Charges Going To Trial
An Ontario judge has decided that criminal charges against a Project Manager should go to trial.
Canada
28 Jan 2013
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Edwards v. McCarthy, 2012 ONSC 6833 (Rule 31.05.1 – Time For Discovery)
In a solicitor’s negligence claim seeking up to $400,000 in damages, the plaintiff brought a motion pursuant to Rule 31.05.1 seeking leave of the Court to continue his examination of the defendant solicitor for an additional three to five hours.
Canada
 
7 Dec 2012
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Trustee Exemption Clauses: Redundant Or Required?
Many testamentary instruments include clauses which are intended to relieve trustees from liability in the execution of their duties.
Canada
 
26 Nov 2012
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First Ontario Company Convicted Of Criminal Safety Charges: Christmas Eve Scaffold Collapse
On Christmas Eve, 2009, four workers died and a fifth was seriously injured when the scaffold they were standing on to effect repairs to the exterior of an apartment building in Etobicoke, Ontario collapsed and fell thirteen stories to the ground below.
Canada
11 Jul 2012
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Tips And Suggestions For The Initial Hours And Days Immediately Following A Serious Occupational Health And Safety Incident
Emergency response to aid any injured workers or remove killed workers bodies and to address any other related site emergency such as fire, spill, dangerous conditions, etc.
Canada
26 Jun 2012
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Limitation Periods After Hamilton (City) v Metcalfe & Mansfield Capital Corporation
In Hamilton (City) v Metcalfe & Mansfield Capital Corporation ("Metcalfe"), the Ontario Court of Appeal ("ONCA") examined limitation periods and the discoverability principle in an action for negligent misrepresentation.
Canada
31 May 2012
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