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What is Reasonable Care?

November 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock A failure to meet Building Code standards may result in a municipality being responsible for damages suffered by a user of municipally occupied facilities. Trying to introduce a new theory on appeal does not help. A municipality may be an occupier of property under the terms of the Occupiers’ Liability […]

Constructive Dismissal and Bonus Payments

November 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock A senior executive who is constructively dismissed is entitled to a bonus he would have earned during a period of reasonable notice, the Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed. Other portions of their ruling may also increase payments to departing employees. Some issues are left open for future cases, increasing […]