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Municipal Liability discussed on TVO’s The Agenda

Last night, The Agenda aired a segment titled Liability Chill.  The segment featured two representatives from the legal community and two representatives from the municipal community.  John McLennan from the City of Hamilton and Gary McNamara, President of AMO were both on the panel.  It’s a great watch, about 28 minutes from start to finish. […]

Tree Liability Ruling in the Appellate Court

In 2011, a minor fell from a tree in a municipal park.  As a result of the fall, the teenager was rendered a paraplegic.  A lawsuit was filed and the courts sided with the municipality.  The Plaintiff appealed and the Appellate Court upheld the lower court decision. To read a summary from BLG on this […]

OGRA Update

The OGRA Board of Directors met on January 23, 2015.  During that meeting, they approved a multi-prong response to lastest ruling against an Ontario municipality related to the use of road salt.  For more information, please read the attached OGRA Alert. OGRA Heads Up Alert – OGRA Board Approves multi-prong Approach in Response to the […]

Dangerous decision affecting all municipalities

Last Friday, a Superior Court decision awarded a Lambton County farmer over $100,000 in damages to crops due to the use of road salt.  This is a potentially precedent setting lawsuit.  OMEX members can read the full decision on the Members Only section of this website. The Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) is meeting today, […]

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

From all of us at OMEX, we want to wish you and yours all the very best of seasons and a happy new year.

Canadians need to consider a national flood plan

Last Thursday a group of industry experts came together to discuss national flood issues. To read about what was discussed, please click here.


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