Can an employer be vicariously liable for the acts of an employee?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Danilova v. Nikityuk, 2017 ONSC 4016 (CanLII):

There is no doubt that an employer can be held vicariously liable for the acts of its employee: Bazley v. Curry, 1999 CanLII 692 (SCC), [1999] 2 S.C.R. 534, at para. 10.

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