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LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - Conflict between limitation periods - Which limitation period applies

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 @ 8:24 AM  

Appeal by the estate of Father Crampton from the dismissal of its motion to have a cross-claim against it dismissed as statute-barred. Levesque alleged he was sexually assaulted by Father Crampton, in 1976, when he was 12 years old. Father Crampton pleaded guilty to indecent assault and was sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment. He died in 2010. Levesque and his family brought an action against Father Crampton’s estate and the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of Ottawa (RCECO) in 2013. They claimed RCECO was vicariously liable for...