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Suspension of Limitation Periods and Statutory Deadlines Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of Ontario declared a State of Emergency on March 17, 2020 in relation to COVID-19. A few days later, pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the legislature of Ontario established a Regulation temporarily suspending the operation of limitation periods and time limits in proceedings made under a […]
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Virtual Witnessing of Wills

By Liza Saad: The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted many to think about writing their Wills or making changes to existing Wills. However, during a time of social distancing and self-isolation, the legal requirement that a Will must  be signed in the physical presence of two witnesses posed a major challenge. In response […]
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