TBN WAIVER FORM,  Release and Indemnification

Version: 2021-03-02

I hereby release and forever discharge the Toronto Bicycling Network Inc. (TBN), its officers, directors, servants, agents and other representatives ("Released Parties") from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, expenses, actions and causes of action, whether in law or equity, in respect of death, injury, illness, loss or damage to my person, the participant undersigned for whom I am the parent or legal guardian (the “Participant") or property howsoever arising as a result of my participation or participation of The Participant in this activity or event organized and/or sponsored by the TBN. I understand that this release includes the release of all claims, demands, and causes of action which may arise by reason of any intentional act, negligence, gross negligence, error or omission on the part of the Released Parties. I declare that this release is binding upon me, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns and those of the Participant.

I acknowledge that the World Health Organization has classified the Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) outbreak as a global pandemic. I am aware of the health risks associated with COVID-19, including by the failure to follow physical distancing, and I assume all health risks and adverse health-related consequences caused by or arising from engaging in any TBN activities.

I acknowledge that the TBN has implemented the TBN Policy for Cycling and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 (“Return to Riding Policy”), the most recent version of which will be posted from time to time on the TBN website. (Click here for a PDF version of the policy). I specifically acknowledge and agree that I am aware of the "Return to Riding Policy" and that I will abide by the terms of the "Return to Riding Policy", specifically as it relates to cautionary measures required to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at cycling and non-cycling events. I further acknowledge that the "Return to Riding Policy" is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws, regulations and orders as they may exist from time to time.

I further undertake to hold and save harmless and agree to indemnify the Released Parties from and against any and all liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result, or in any way connected to, my or the Participant’s participation in this activity or event organized and/or sponsored by the TBN.

I warrant that I am at least 18 years of age, that I am (or the Participant is) physically fit to participate in this activity, that, with respect to cycling events, my equipment or the equipment of the Participant is mechanically fit and suitable for its intended use in such activities, and that I or the Participant shall heed all traffic laws and wear a CPSC, CSA, SNELL, or ANSI approved helmet while riding a bicycle with the TBN.

Photo Release

I agree to allow TBN to use my name and photographic image in TBN publications, social media, on slide shows, the website and any other internal or external communications medium.

Version History

  • 2020-07-04 - Original
  • 2020-07-19 - Changed links "Return to Riding Policy" to HTML versions, and added link to PDF version.
  • 2020-07-30 - Changed all links to 2020-07-29 versions of "Return to Riding Policy" files.
  • 2020-09-30 – Changed all links to 2020-09-30 versions of “Return to Riding Policy” files, and clarified applicability of equipment fitness, traffic laws, and helmets to apply to cycling events.
  • 2021-03-02 - Changed all links to 2021-03-02 versions of "Return to Riding Policy" files.
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