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Ontario court clarifies law for the commencement of limitation periods for prosecutorial torts

Canada - November 20 2020 In the recent decision of MacKinnon v. Halton Regional Police Services Board et al, 2020 ONSC 6908, the Ontario Superior Court dismissed a plaintiff’s…

Samantha Bonanno.

Game On: Reopening sports and recreation during COVID-19

Canada - June 5 2020 Getting back to sports amidst an ongoing global pandemic is not an easy task. As the economy moves through the re-opening phase, there a number of…

Erin H. Durant, Jake Cabott, Justine Blanchet, Noah Burshtein.

Material withholding renders life insurance coverage voidable

Canada - March 13 2020 In Mohammad v. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed the lower court's decision that coverage was voidable…

Edona C. Vila.

Court Concludes Police Owed No Private Law Duty of Care to Victim of Unexpected Shooting

Canada - August 7 2019 In the recent decision of Barrs v. Halton Regional Police Service, 2019 ONSC 4403, BLG was successful in having a Plaintiff’s claim dismissed on a…

Samantha Bonanno.

Party’s Over: Duty of Care of Social Hosts Hinges on Fact-Specific Determinations of Foreseeability and Proximity

Canada - November 20 2018 In the recent decision of Williams v. Richard, 2018 ONCA 889, the Ontario Court of Appeal reviewed the case law on social host liability in Ontario…

Samantha Bonanno.