August 31, 2005 – Across the province, volunteers perform valued and often essential community services.
Unlike other jurisdictions, Ontario has not passed legislation to adequately shield community volunteers from exposure to unreasonable claims of liability.
Consequently, not-for-profit community service groups like the OCA must redirect several hundred thousand dollars each year to pay for expensive insurance protection for themselves and their volunteers.
Protect our Volunteers! is a coalition of Ontario’s community service groups calling for affordable liability insurance to protect volunteers.
Protect our Volunteers! is a call for the Province of Ontario to pass appropriate volunteer liability legislation immediately.
Click here to read more and send a letter to our Ministry demanding change!: http://www.protectourvolunteers.ca/