In Ontario, the occupiers' duties towards people who access their premises is governed by the Occupiers' Liability Act ("OLA"). The OLA defines an "occupier" as:
Occupiers’ Liability Act
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: an employment agreement not signed before the first day of work; a volunteer in a coma who willingly assumed risks of the task that caused his injury; and the electronic distribution of T4 information slips.
If a volunteer falls off a ladder, and there is no one around to see how or why they fell, who is liable? The Court in the following matter addresses this.