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Knowing your limitations: a new NS case on limitation periods
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 17 2017

The recent Nova Scotia Supreme Court decision in Dyack v Lincoln is a nice case study on how to work through a limitations issue. It


Restart the Clock!: Confirmation and resetting limitation periods in Tuck v. Supreme Holdings, 2016 NLCA 40
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 11 2016

Limitation periods serve a critical function in the civil justice system. They promote the timely resolution of litigation on the basis of reliable


Recent developments: disability insurance policies & limitation periods in Nova Scotia
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • December 17 2014

Two recent Nova Scotia decisions have clarified the issue of limitation periods in disability insurance policies and "rolling" limitation periods


Proposed Limitation of Actions Act changes: an employer’s perspective
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 5 2014

Currently, Nova Scotia does not have standardized limitation periods in its Limitation of Actions Act. The limitation period for an action for