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Good afternoon,

Following are this week’s summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Ingarra v. 3010999 Ontario Limited (Previn Court Homes) is a reminder to residential real estate lawyers that their clients purchasing new homes have added rights under the Tarion legislation regarding extensions of the closing date. Real estate solicitors should therefore be familiar with those provisions or risk waiving those rights when agreeing to new closing dates.

In Zhao v. Li, the Court of Appeal distinguished between singular and ongoing acts of oppression, and reminded us that a limitation period in respect of a claim for an act of oppression is not extended because a subsequent independent act of oppression takes place.

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Jump To: Table of Contents | Civil Decisions | Short Civil Decisions | Criminal Decisions | Ontario Review Board

Good afternoon.

Following are this week’s summaries of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

In Thistle v Schumilias, an insurer refused to pay out on a life insurance policy on the basis that the insured had failed to disclose a pre-existing medical condition. The respondent commenced an action against the insurance company and during that litigation became aware of the potential professional negligence of the insurance agent who sold the policy.

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