What is the test for giving a statement to an insurer?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Sangaralingam v. Sinnathurai, 2011 ONSC 1618 (CanLII):

In reaching her conclusion that the information should be provided, the motion judge distinguished the case at hand from the circumstances in Greco and Kennedy v. McKenzie, [2005] O.J. No. 2060, [2005] O.T.C. 385 (S.C.J.), both cases involving statements given to insurers. [page717] Leave to Appeal

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