What is the legal test for granting an extension of time to file an appeal?

Nova Scotia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Marshall v Robbins, 2016 NSCA 51 (CanLII):

Much has been written about the appropriate test for granting an extension of time to file an appeal culminating in the decision in Farrell v. Casavant, 2010 NSCA 71, where Beveridge, J.A. explained the test as, ultimately, a determination of whether it is in the interest of justice to grant the extension:

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