What is the current state of the law on reasonable excuse?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Patrick v. Middlesex (County), 2018 ONSC 7408 (CanLII):

The evidence now before the court does not nearly reach the level that existed in Crinson v. Toronto (City), supra and Seif v. Toronto (City), supra referenced earlier in these reasons. The delay in those cases was comparatively short. The evidence fully supported the findings of reasonable excuse.

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