In Canada, saying “I’m sorry” in court cannot be used against you

In 2009, Ontario passed a legislation called the "Apology Act". It ensures that an apology cannot be considered as an admission of fault or liability and is not admissible in any civil proceeding initiated by the person apologized to. An apology is broadly defined to include: "an expression of sympathy or regret, a statement that a person is sorry or any other words or actions indicating contrition or commiseration, whether or not the words or actions admit fault or liability or imply an ...  View More
October 19, 2016 Jason