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Detailing the policy

Thursday, May 05, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Ryan Shaw

Insurance counsel are undoubtedly aware of the need to look at the policy as a whole when interpreting the language of an insurance contract and providing coverage opinions. A recent case from the British Columbia Supreme Court, Gill v. Ivanhoe Cambridge I Inc./Ivanhoe Cambridge I Inc. [2016] BCSC 252, has underscored the importance of this guiding tenet of contractual interpretation and should serve as a reminder to insurers and their counsel to thoroughly consider the language of the whole of the policy when rendering opinions or...