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September Workshop

September 22, 2023 Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre

8525 Mississauga Rd., Brampton, ON


8:45 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.               Registration and continental breakfast

9:25 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.               Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.             Occupier Liability Act

Presented by:   Jordan Cutler, Dolden Wallace Follick LLP

Description:  This presentation will discuss the notice provision in the Occupiers’ Liability Act.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.             Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.              15 Year Ultimate Limitation and Building Code

Presented by:   Ted Dreyer, Madorin, Snyder LLP

Description:  This presentation will delve into the 15 Year Ultimate Limitation Period where Mr. Dreyer of Madorin, Snyder LLP will give background context to the subject, explain what the 15 Year Ultimate Limitation Period means to our members, where it is applicable, and areas for improvement to strengthen the availability of this defence when applicable including case law and pitfalls that may present themselves

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.              Break

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.               Hold Harmless and Indemnification Clauses

Presented by:   Pauline Saliba – Marsh & John Jones and James Hirsh – Kopp Litigation Partner

Description:  Marsh will be joined by John Jones and James Hirsh of Jones Kopp Litigation Partners to present on hold harmless and indemnity provisions in different municipal contracts, from both a legal and claims perspective. Jones Kopp Litigation will present on the up-to-date law dealing with the interpretation of hold harmless and indemnity provisions and will discuss examples in different contractual settings such as sports facilities, winter maintenance and construction projects. Marsh will provide targeted insights from the claims perspective for organizations dealing with these important contractual provisions.

1:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.                Networking lunch and adjournment

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