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Municipal Law - Liabilities of municipality - Negligence - Duty of care

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the City of Toronto from the summary judgment granted to Williams in his class action. The Province of Ontario changed the classification of rooming houses for assessment purposes in 2003, thereby lowering the property tax rates to them. Legislation required landlords to reduce rent payable by tenants and required municipalities to provide notices of the rent reduction to rooming house landlords and tenants. The City of Toronto failed to provide such notices. Williams was the representative plaintiff in a class action against the City...