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The Court of Appeal Speaks: Claims for Contribution and Indemnity are subject to discoverability

Bianca Pedro
June 2018 Blaney McMurty LLP, Ontario

The Ontario Court of Appeal has now confirmed that claims for contribution and indemnity under section 18 of the Limitations Act, 2002 are subject to discoverability.  In its decision Mega International Commercial Bank (Canada) v. Yung released on May 7, 2018, the Court clarified the long-standing conflict in the case law of whether the two year limitation period for contribution and indemnity claims is absolute or subject to discoverability.

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