Can a collection agency collect on a debt from 9 years ago?

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Can a collection agency collect on a debt from 9 years agoCan a collection agency collect on a debt from 9 years ago?  Some agency is trying to collect on a telephone debt from 9 years ago. Is this not protected as statue barred?

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It may or may not be statute barred. I am sorry that I cannot give you a definitive answer but the rules surrounding Limitation Acts are tricky.

Please refer to the following:

https://bankruptcycanada.com/debt-discharged/debt-limitation-acts-in-canada/

If the amount owed is significant you can seek an opinion from a lawyer.

Yours truly,

Earl Sands, LIT

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