The most important 2005 tort case to Canadians will not be released until next year: Childs v. Desormeaux, [2004] S.C.C.A. No. 361 (QL), was heard on January 18, 2006, and examines whether social hosts will be liable for harm caused by their inebriated guests. For a discussion of the appeal decision, see last year’s Annual Review at p. 623.(...)

This article originally appeared in CLE British Columbia, Annual Review of Law & Practice 2006 and is republished with acknowledgements and thanks.


type Annual Review of Law & Practice - Torts