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Nelson (City) v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41: Cities Can be Liable for Operational Decisions that Harm Private Citizens

Nelson (City) v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41: Cities Can...

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Aidan Vining, Student-at-Law Overview Under Canadian tort law, governments can be held liable for damage caused by their negligence in the same way as private citizens. However, negligence law also accounts for the unique role public authorities play in governing society in the public interest. Public bodies such as the government must make difficult decisions...
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