Klyne v. Indian Head, (1979) 1 Sask.R. 347 (CA)

Judge:Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Hall, JJ.A.
Court:Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan
Case Date:November 28, 1979
Citations:(1979), 1 Sask.R. 347 (CA)

Klyne v. Indian Head (1979), 1 Sask.R. 347 (CA)

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Klyne v. Indian Head, Town of

(No. 7057)

Indexed As: Klyne v. Indian Head (Town)

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Hall, JJ.A.

November 28, 1979.


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Torts - Topic 3712

Occupiers' liability for dangerous activities - Sports arenas, hockey rink - The plaintiff was a paying spectator at a hockey game and was injured by a hockey stick when he was standing at the side of the ice surface next to the boards - The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal dismissed the plaintiff's action for damages - The Court of Appeal stated that the defendant in the circumstances made reasonable provision for the safety of its patrons.

Cases Noticed:

Payne and Payne v. Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd., Stewart and Marucci, [1949] 1 D.L.R. 369, refd to. [para. 4].

Murray and Another v. Harringay Arena Ltd., [1951] 2 All E.R. 320, refd to. [para. 4].


E.R. Gritzfeld, Q.C., for the appellant, Town of Indian Head;

M.R. Walker, for the respondent.

This appeal was heard by CULLITON, C.J.S., WOODS and HALL, JJ.A., of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

The judgment of the Court of Appeal was delivered by WOODS, J.A., at Regina, Saskatchewan, on November 28, 1979.

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