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Ontario Court of Appeal provides clarity around ‘your work’ exclusion clause

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 8:34 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The "your work" exclusion clause exists in virtually every commercial insurance general liability policy across Canada. Interpretation of this clause can sometimes be misconstrued, but a decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal on April 13 provides clarity around the clause in insurance claims.

Justice C. William Hourigan, in concurrence with justices Janet Simmons and Peter Lauwers, dismissed the appeal of G & P Procleaners and General Contractors Inc. v. Gore Mutual Insurance Company 2017 ONCA 298 as he deemed motion judge Edward Belobaba's chain of...