Delay may bar a discretionary remedy, however one also usually looks to any resulting prejudice in order to waive the importance of the delay: see for example the application of this principle in Friends of The Oldman River Society v. Canada (Minister of Transport), 1992 CanLII 110 (SCC),  1 S.C.R. 3 (S.C.C.) at 77 for an application of this principle. As I have said, there would be no real prejudice in granting the time extension.
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