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Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant from dismissal of his third party claim against the respondent on the basis of delay. The proceedings arose out of an oil spill that occurred in Muskoka in 1990. The main action was commenced in 2000. In 2001, the appellant commenced a third party claim against the respondent seeking contribution and indemnity. Pleadings closed in 2004 and no further steps were taken after the main action was struck from the trial list. The respondent was voluntarily dissolved in 2006. The main action...