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Statutory Interpretation - Same Words, Same Meaning

. Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company v. Ridi

In Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company v. Ridi (Ont CA, 2022) the Court of Appeal considers the statutory interpretation principle that the same words used throughout a statute have the same meaning:
[42] ... Treating amounts required to be paid for attendant care benefits as inclusive of HST but excluding HST from the maximum amount payable for attendant care benefits would be contrary to the principle of statutory interpretation to give, “the same words the same meaning throughout a statute”: R. v. Zeolkowski, 1989 CanLII 72 (SCC), [1989] 1 S.C.R. 1378 at p. 1387; Thomson v. Canada, 1992 CanLII 121 (SCC), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 385, at pp. 400-01, per Cory J.



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