Entries by Karen Kagayama

A recent decision involving the City of Hamilton

Earlier this month, the City of Hamilton was ordered to pay eight (8) million dollars on a 2002 accident involving a young child in a cross walk with a crossing guard. Part of the claim centered around whether or not the crossing guard left their post early that day. To read more on this decision, […]

Preparing for Bill 8

On April 10, 2015 The Record published an article on the City of Cambridge and how they are preparing for the arrival of the Ontario Ombudsman’s oversight, set to begin sometime in 2015. The article states that the municipalities of the Region of Waterloo are exploring the idea of appointing a shared Ombudsman. If you […]

Happy Holidays

Please be advised that the OMEX offices will be closed on Friday April 3 and Monday April 6 in order to observe Easter and Passover. Wishing you a peaceful and safe weekend with your loved ones.

AMO Conference

Do visit the OMEX Booth. The booth is #102 and will be open Sunday, August 17th from 2pm – 8pm and Monday, August 18th from 7:30am – 6pm.

OMEX Board of Directors Announcement

On behalf of OMEX and the staff I am pleased to announce Shelby Askin Hager has been elected Chair of the OMEX Board of Directors effective July 15, 2014. Shelby is the City Solicitor for the City of Windsor, Ontario.  Her background is in municipal and commercial law, with an emphasis on procurement and risk […]

Joint and Several Liability Reform

The Canadian Underwriter has published an article on Joint and Several Liability reform. OMEX will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. Changes to Joint and Several Liability Law for municipalities under review says AG

OMEX Open Exchange Forum

The OMEX Board of Directors and Management Team are pleased to announce that our Open Exchange Forum took place on June 26, 2014. The forum was well attended by both current and former members and included a facilitated discussion lead by Tina Gardiner, York Region and Roman Parzei, City of Brampton. This unique opportunity allowed […]