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Unfortunately, if you had a contract and you signed it, you are held liable to the terms in that contract. If there was no cancellation clause in the contract, then you have an issue and he could sue you for the contract. Unless the contract has a jurisdiction choice clause in there, he would have to come to MD to sue you and it may not likely be worth his time or money. If he tries to sue in Canada, the courts there have no jurisdiction over you unless the contract said you agreed to jurisdiction there.
So you need to read the contract again to make sure. If there is no choice of jurisdiction clause, he could come to MD to sue you if you do not pay. However, you can also try to negotiate a settlement with him to take less as well based on the circumstances and see if you can come to an amicable agreement, because it will cost him more money to come to MD to sue you there than he will get in the suit.
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You can look for a section that says "Choice of Law" or "choice of jurisdiction" or words to that effect. Also, look for "cancellation." If not you can upload it here.