COURT OF APPEALFOR ONTARIO
CITATION: Kudwah v. Centennial Apartments, 2012 ONCA 777
Doherty, MacPherson and Simmons JJ.A.
Centennial Apartments, Princess Management Partnership and Michael Edward Halperin
P. Michael Rotondo, for the plaintiff (appellant)
Robert L. Love and Natalie Kolos, for the defendants (respondents, Centennial Apartments
Heard:November 9, 2012
On appeal from the order ofJustice Ledererof the Superior Court of Justice, dated February 17, 2012.
APPEAL BOOK ENDORSEMENT
The motion judge did not address the requirementsof s. 5 of the Limitations Act,2002in his reasons. In our view, he erred in law in failing to do so.
It is important when considering a limitation period claim to appreciate that the terms of the 2002 Actmust govern. A court considering the limitation claim must address the specific requirements of s. 5 of the Act, particularly on the facts of this case, the requirement of s. 5(1)(a)(iv).
The appeal is allowed and the judgment below is set aside.
Costs of the motion to the appellant in the amount of $7,000, inclusive of all applicable taxes. Costs of the appeal to the appellant in the amount of $5,000, inclusive of all applicable taxes.