April 12, 2006

This seems like a good idea...

The Seattle Times: British Columbia bill would allow apologies without legal fallout

The Associated Press. VANCOUVER, B.C.– Sorry may soon no longer be so hard to say in British Columbia.

The provincial government on Tuesday became the first in Canada to propose legislation that would allow people and organizations to apologize without risking liability for damages or other penalties. Under the measure, evidence of an apology would not be admissible in legal proceedings.

"There are times when an apology is very important and appropriate, but the legal implications have long been uncertain," provincial Attorney General Wallace T. Oppal said in the legislature....
Posted by John Weidner at April 12, 2006 9:28 PM
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