ON: Bill 218 introduces COVID-19 Liability Protection for Businesses
The Government of Ontario recently introduced Bill 218, Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020. If enacted in its current form, Bill 218 will offer liability protection for businesses that make an honest effort to follow public health guidelines and laws regarding exposure to COVID-19. The legislation would apply retroactively to COVID-19 exposures that occurred from March 17, 2020 onward and could require the dismissal of some ongoing actions. Click here to read more.