Does s.44 of the Municipal Act, 2001, c.25 stipulate a municipality's duty of respect to sidewalks within it?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Worthey v City of Hamilton, 2015 ONSC 3690 (CanLII):

Counsel agree that s.44 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25 sets forth the duty of a municipality with respect to sidewalks within it. While the section speaks of highways and bridges, sidewalks are included: Anderson v. Hamilton (City), [2009] O.J. No. 4358 at paras. 21-23.

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