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BLG win: defamation claim against municipal councillors dismissed

Canada - May 27 2022 On May 26, 2022, the Ontario Superior Court granted an “anti-SLAPP” motion to dismiss a defamation claim brought by the plaintiffs, Joseph Volpe and…

Kevin A. McGivney

Court emphasizes systems of maintenance in occupiers’ liability claims

Canada - May 13 2022 On April 8, 2022, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Martin v. AGO et al, 2022 ONSC 1923. This decision is a helpful…

Aidan Fishman

Slip-and-fall claim dismissed for deficient notice

Canada - December 6 2021 Section 44(10) of the Municipal Act requires that an individual who intends to make a claim against a municipality based on an alleged disrepair of a…

Sunny Kim

Supreme Court of Canada: Spotlight on promissory estoppel in insurance

Canada - December 2 2021 In Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v Royal & Sun Alliance, 2021 SCC 47, the Supreme Court of Canada (the Court) considered, and…

Samantha Bonanno

Insurers beware: Risks of ambiguous exclusion clauses

Canada - April 23 2021 The Ontario Superior Court's recent decision in Backyard Media Inc. v. HDI Global Specialty SE reinforces the importance of clear and unambiguous…

Heather Webster