Entries by Karen Kagayama

OMEX Leadership Announcement

OMEX is pleased to announce the appointment of Nahla Hanna as the new President and Attorney in Fact. Nahla Hanna, President and Attorney in Fact, Ontario Municipal Insurance Exchange Peter Honeyborne, Chairman of the Board of Directors for OMEX is pleased to announce the appointment of Nahla Hanna as President and Attorney in Fact. Nahla […]

Cyber Risks Liability Webinar

OMEX will be hosting a webinar for all members on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 10:30 a.m. (EST) to discuss Cyber Risks Liability. Our speaker will be Lily Yu, Senior Vice President, Marsh Canada Limited Cyber Risk exposures are not insured through the OMEX suite of coverages. The webinar will take a ‘101’ approach to: […]

BLG Successfully defends Charter Application by G20 Protester

On Sunday June 27, 2010, the Applicant and some friends, while looking for a demonstration, were walking south on University Avenue towards the security perimeter surrounding the Summit site. The Applicant was dressed in black clothing and wore dark sunglasses. Some members of the group had placards and pamphlets. Many of them, including the Applicant, […]

Joint and Several Liability Reform

April has finally arrived along with some warmer temperatures.  Spring might actually be here…. We are continuing to see support for Joint and Several Liability Reform.  Make sure your voice is heard! Wellington Advertiser Article

Ontario Legislature calls on the Government to Implement Joint and Several Liability Reform

On February 27, 2014, MPPs from all parties supported a motion calling on the government to reform joint and several liability.  The motion was brought forward by Randy Pettapiece, the Progressive Conservatives party’s rural affairs critic and MPP for Perth-Wellington. OMEX strongly encourages members and all Ontario Municipalities to get involved in the discussion and to […]

WSIB WEBINAR

OMEX has organized a webinar for all members on WSIB issues including recent changes. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2 p.m with speaker, Ryan Connelly of the WSIB. To register for this webinar, please e-mail Rose Read at [email protected] Thank you,

Have your say on Joint and Several Liability

On Friday, AMO issued a news bulletin regarding Joint and Several Liability. Please click here to read the news bulletin in full. As many of you know, OMEX has been working hard with AMO and others in the industry to bring change to this legislation.  We here at OMEX strongly encourage you to provide your […]

Snow Conditions

Due to the significant snow fall today and with the snow continuing heavy at times throughout the afternoon with gusty winds and blowing snow,  OMEX will be closing the office at 2:30 p.m. If you have to be on the roads, please bundle up and stay safe!

Personal Injury Judgement for Trip and Fall

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Winter continues to show it’s true colours today in parts of the Province. We wanted to share with you a recent court decision involving a trip and fall on a municipal sidewalk.  The municipality was found 50% liable as the judge stated “Although there was an inspection system, there was no evidence […]