Not every right can be waived. Two recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decisions make it clear that an occupier's right to waive liability does not trump a consumer's right to service of a reasonable quality under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.
With the onset of winter, there is increased potential for accidents and personal injury while driving, shovelling snow and walking on icy surfaces. We can prevent most accidents to ourselves and family members by taking care and being proactive.
The time for skating on Canada's longest outdoor skateway has finally arrived! People of all ages and from all around the world will put on ice skates and test their skating abilities in the following weeks on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
Dog owners in Ontario are responsible for the actions of their dogs. The Dog Owners' Liability Act governs and provides that an owner is responsible for a bite or attack by the dog on a person or animal.