Pollution Exclusion Clauses: An Analysis of the Canadian Jurisprudence

19.6.08
Craig A.B. Ferris

This paper addresses a number of issues with respect to the pollution exclusion clauses commonly contained in Commercial General Liability insurance policies. In particular, this paper considers how Canadian courts have interpreted and applied the standard wording of pollution exclusion clauses, and how they have decided coverage disputes involving pollution exclusion clauses.