Why construction exclusion did not apply to this building under renovation

Ontario’s Divisional Court will not hear an appeal from Intact of an earlier court finding that a building renovation does not necessarily trigger an “under-construction” exclusion.

In Tataryn v. Axa Insurance Canada, released Jan. 9, 2020, Ontario Superior Court Justice Pierre Roger found that a construction exclusion in an AXA Insurance Canada property policy applies to new construction, not a renovation.

Intact acquired AXA Canada’s operations in 2011. The May 7, 2021 Divisional Court ruling denied Intact’s leave to appeal… [Read More]