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In Ontario, know which limitation period applies

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 8:38 AM | By Ray Mikkola

About 15 years ago the province of Ontario began the challenging task of amending its limitation regime. The former Limitations Act contained a general limitation period of six years to make a claim from the date that the plaintiff knew or ought to have known that a claim had arisen.

The most significant change as set out in the current Limitations Act, 2002 was a reduction in the standard limitation period for making most claims from six years to two years, together with the introduction of...