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BAD FAITH



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Bad faith exceeds an objective view of poor judgment. It is a finding reserved for those who deliberately intend to harm, or to punish others through the court process, usually through a zealous control of information to avoid financial obligation.

(Malik v. Malik (2016), 2016 ONSC 105, 2016 CarswellOnt 103 (Ont. S.C.J.) at para. 13 McGee J.)

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