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.

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