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Simon Shields,
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Barrister and Solicitor
(Retired)
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Torts - Negligence - Occupier's Liability

MacKay v. Starbucks Corporation (Ont CA, 2017)

In this case the Court of Appeal conducts an interesting examination of when an adjoining private property occupant (tenant) might still be liable as an 'occupier' under the Occupier's Liability Act, where they assumed de facto care over an adjoining municipal sidewalk whereby customers accessed their commercial premises.

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