Is there a common law common law duty of care?

Yukon, Canada

The following excerpt is from Schan v. Whitehorse (City), 2008 YKSC 59 (CanLII):

The Plaintiff refers to Housen v. Nikolaisen, 2002 SCC 33, [2002] 2 S.C.R. 235 at paras. 76, 170 to 172 for the proposition that where a statutory duty of care is imposed, it is redundant and unnecessary to find that a common law duty of care exists.

Other Questions

Does the common law and statutory common law rights overlap? (Yukon, Canada)
What is the standard of care established by law? (Yukon, Canada)
What is the Anns test for determining whether a person owes a duty of care? (Yukon, Canada)
What are the general principles applicable in the law of common law? (Yukon, Canada)
What is the standard of care imposed on the driver of a bus driver in a motor vehicle accident? (Yukon, Canada)
Is a snow cloud a common product of reasonable snow plowing operations? (Yukon, Canada)
What is the legal burden of establishing a duty of care? (Yukon, Canada)

Whitelogo nobg 300dpi sm

"The most advanced legal research software ever built."

Trusted by top litigators from across North America.