Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276

JudgeHonourable Judge J.N. LeGrandeur
Citation2019 ABPC 276
Date06 November 2019
CourtProvincial Court of Alberta (Canada)
Docket NumberP1802600192
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5 practice notes
  • Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2020 ABQB 783
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • 15 Diciembre 2020
    ...LeGrandeur of the Provincial Court of Alberta dismissing her claim against the Respondent City of Lethbridge: Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276 (the “Trial Decision”). [2] On June 24, 2017, the Appellant attended a beer garden event held in conjunction with a Dragon Boat Festival (th......
  • Sunken Sprinkler Head Can't Trip Up Municipal Government Act Protections
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 29 Junio 2022
    ...Act claim - and a subsequent appeal - by relying on provisions within the Municipal Government Act (MGA). In Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2019 ABPC 276, the City was sued after the plaintiff tripped over a sunken sprinkler head and injured her ankle in the beer garden at a 2017 dragon boat f......
  • Damaged Curbs Do Not Attract Automatic Liability
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 29 Junio 2022
    ...absence of a curb (among many other roadside features). In his ruling, the judge also considered the case of Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276. In that case, Brownlee LLP's Litigation Team successfully defended the city after the plaintiff was injured while tripping over a sunken spr......
  • Municipalities Afforded Additional Protection As Occupiers: Ellis V City Of Lethbridge, 2020 ABQB 783
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 18 Enero 2021
    ...Court of Queen's Bench recently upheld the lower Court's decision in Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2019 ABPC 276, confirming that section 530 of the Municipal Government Act will preclude a finding of liability under the Occupiers' Liability Act when a plaintiff's damages are caused directly ......
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2 cases
  • Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2020 ABQB 783
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • 15 Diciembre 2020
    ...LeGrandeur of the Provincial Court of Alberta dismissing her claim against the Respondent City of Lethbridge: Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276 (the “Trial Decision”). [2] On June 24, 2017, the Appellant attended a beer garden event held in conjunction with a Dragon Boat Festival (th......
  • Pulkinen v Crowsnest Pass (Municipality), 2020 ABPC 53
    • Canada
    • Provincial Court of Alberta (Canada)
    • 5 Marzo 2020
    ...traffic control device, illumination device or barrier adjacent to or in, along or on a road. [46] In Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276, Judge LeGrandeur had occasion to consider the interplay between s7 of the Occupier’s Liability Act, RSA 2000, c O-4 and s530 of the Municipal Gover......
3 firm's commentaries
  • Sunken Sprinkler Head Can't Trip Up Municipal Government Act Protections
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 29 Junio 2022
    ...Act claim - and a subsequent appeal - by relying on provisions within the Municipal Government Act (MGA). In Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2019 ABPC 276, the City was sued after the plaintiff tripped over a sunken sprinkler head and injured her ankle in the beer garden at a 2017 dragon boat f......
  • Damaged Curbs Do Not Attract Automatic Liability
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 29 Junio 2022
    ...absence of a curb (among many other roadside features). In his ruling, the judge also considered the case of Ellis v Lethbridge (City), 2019 ABPC 276. In that case, Brownlee LLP's Litigation Team successfully defended the city after the plaintiff was injured while tripping over a sunken spr......
  • Municipalities Afforded Additional Protection As Occupiers: Ellis V City Of Lethbridge, 2020 ABQB 783
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 18 Enero 2021
    ...Court of Queen's Bench recently upheld the lower Court's decision in Ellis v City of Lethbridge, 2019 ABPC 276, confirming that section 530 of the Municipal Government Act will preclude a finding of liability under the Occupiers' Liability Act when a plaintiff's damages are caused directly ......

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