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Further Suspension of Limitation Periods and Statutory Deadlines

Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the Ontario legislature temporarily suspended the operation of limitation periods and time limits in proceedings made under a statute, regulation, rule, by-law or order of the government of Ontario for the duration of the emergency. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020. […]
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Estate Litigation: Using Technology to Adapt

I recently blogged about how the Court has adapted and modernized in response to the unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19. Since my last blog post, the Court released a series of notices, with new practice directions. You can access the Condolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, Public and the Media (May 13, 2020) […]
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The Courts and COVID-19

While there have been past efforts to integrate new technology, the Court has been primarily structured around people and paper. However, in response to recent government efforts to enforce social distancing and ‘flatten the curve’, the Court has embraced technological solutions, including holding hearings by videoconference and expanding its capacity to accept electronic filing of […]
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