Safety Category Archives

Recreational Trails And Non-Urban Property Use: “Risks Willingly Assumed”

Imagine that it is a beautiful fall day, and you decide to go for a bike ride before the weather cools down. Cycling in a nearby wooded area, commonly used by your neighbourhood for outdoor activities, imagine your horror when your bike tumbles into a ditch. In addition to sustaining many scrapes and bruises, you have broken your leg! It does not seem fair. That …

The Role of Campus Police

As students return to universities across the country, they will likely notice the presence of police-like “campus cops”. Despite their colloquial nickname and similar uniform, special constables, as they are formally titled, are not police officers. They are peace officers who have been granted police authority through provincial legislation.

How Much Is Too Much? Should Life Insurance Providers Use Your Digital Data To Determine Your Health and Premiums?

Wearable health and fitness tracking devices, such as Fitbit, and mHealth technology, such as Apple’s mobile applications, have become so ubiquitous that they have permeated into most of our lives. It should therefore come as no surprise that companies are interested in the potential wealth of data that they represent.