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The materials provided on this site are for informational purposes only. These materials constitute general information and analysis related to the work of the Supreme Court of Canada. They do not constitute legal advice or other professional advice and you may not rely on the contents of this website as such. If you require legal advice, you should retain competent legal counsel to advise you.

This website is not authorized by the Supreme Court of Canada. The contents of the website do not necessarily represent the opinions of Osgoode Hall Law School, York University or their respective faculty and student body.

Confidentiality of Communications

TheCourt.ca does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail or through its website. Unsolicited information and material may not be treated as confidential.

Although TheCourt.ca has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the materials contained on this site are accurate, it does not warrant or guarantee: the accuracy, currency or completeness of the materials; that the site will be available without interruption, error or omission; that defects will be corrected; or that the website and the server(s) that make it available are free from viruses or harmful components. The website and the materials provided on the website are provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, either expressed or implied.


TheCourt.ca, its staff, guest writers and partners will have no liability for any damage arising from the misuse of any information provided on this website. The information provided on the website is not legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Doing so without seeking the advice of legal counsel constitutes a misuse of the information.

Copyright and Trade Marks

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Links to Third Party Sites

TheCourt.ca website has been designed to be a resource for information and analysis on matters that might be of interest to the legal community and the general public. As a result, there are links throughout the website to third party sites. These links are provided for convenience only, and do not mean that TheCourt.ca endorses or recommends the information contained in linked web sites, or guarantees its accuracy, timeliness or fitness for a particular purpose. TheCourt.ca takes no responsibility for the content or practices of third party sites.


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