Lloyd's Brief: Canadian Legal Perspectives

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October 3, 2018

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When Is It “Appropriate” to Sue an Insurer?

Sean McGarry

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled on the application of limitation periods in actions against insurers. In Nasr Hospitality Services Inc. v. Intact Insurance[1] the principal of the plaintiff corporation, Mr. Nasr, discovered water damage on the premises of...


Construction on First Nations Land: Determining the Applicable Building Code

Karen L. Weslowski

Introduction As recognized by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, most on-reserve housing and infrastructure is poorly built, in serious disrepair and under-supplied.[1]  This recognition has led to an increase in construction projects on First Nations lands, which will...


Legalized Cannabis 101

Kelly Harris, Madeleine Dusseault

Cannabis will be a legal product in Canada on October 17, 2018. Legalized cannabis raises a number of potential liability issues that should be on every insurer and insured’s radar. The New Regime An Act respecting cannabis and to amend...


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