The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Nelson (City) v Marchi, revisits the issue of municipal liability for negligence and determining when core policy immunity applies. Specifically, the Supreme… Read More
With the rise of mandatory vaccination policies across Canada, many municipalities have questioned whether they can – or should – implement similar policies for their employees.
Municipalities located in Saskatchewan are… Read More
A recent decision of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench provides guidance for municipal councils when a councillor fails to disclose financial information on time.
In Hill v Saskatoon (City), the… Read More
One of the biggest challenges facing municipal employers in Saskatchewan is how to respond to harassment in the workplace. Workplace harassment demands strong condemnation, yet legal and ethical landmines are… Read More
With significant new funding available for various municipal and provincial infrastructure projects, many procurement processes will start over the next several months.
Construction projects start with procuring design and construction services,… Read More
The Federal Government has introduced legislation in Bill C-21 which authorizes municipalities to opt-in to federal legislative bans on handguns. While Bill C-21 is likely constitutional in its own right,… Read More