TOUR 457 Risk Management and Law in Adventure Tourism




This course focuses on increasing the student's knowledge of legal issues facing adventure tourism businesses, sports organizers, recreationalists, spectators, and recreation facilities. Students will develop knowledge of how various areas of the law impacts the adventure tourism industry, and will include both civil and criminal matters, administrative law, and risk management. By the end of this course students should be able to analyze and understand the impact of applicable Canadian Laws on adventure tourism business ventures. Students will be introduced to relevant B.C. and Federal statute law as well as applicable judge-made law. The rights and potential liabilities of the various parties in adventure tourism business relationships will also be discussed.


75 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

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