The Canadian Institute's 16th Annual Provincial/Municipal Government
Liability Conference

TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, government deficits and the weak economy are emphasizing the need for provincial and municipal bodies to strictly adhere to their budgets. The Canadian Institute's 16th Annual Provincial / Municipal Government Liability conference will provide you with the latest updates and practical strategies you need for preventing lawsuits, minimizing exposure and reducing risks.

    Topics include:

    -  Balancing the risks of infrastructure liability claims and the
       financial constraints that delay repairs

    -  Strategies for minimizing exposure to direct and vicarious liability

    -  Minimizing land use planning law suits by properly drafting site plan
       agreements and attacking claims early

    -  Evaluating the pros and cons of self-insurance and reinsurance options

    -  Overcoming potential liabilities from source water protection

    Conference Title:   16th Annual Provincial/Municipal Government Liability
    Date:               February 9 - 10, 2010
    Location:           Marriott Bloor Yorkville, Toronto

About The Canadian Institute

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. Media can register in advance. For media accreditation contact: Joanna Chung 416-927-0718 Ext. 308 or


SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Joanna Chung, The Canadian Institute, 1329 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2C4, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 308,

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