Making Canadian Courts Great Again

January 18th, 2017

By: Victoria Yang Trump’s upcoming inauguration for our neighbor down south is looming as many of us are still coming to terms with the election results. To say that the election was a controversial and polarizing one is a gross understatement. Canada tuned in, as social media, newspapers, radio stations and everything in between exploded […]


Dirty Divorce Tricks: Are They Worth It?

September 30th, 2014

It’s September. For many people, this month invokes sentiments of happiness and hope, as it feels like the start of a new year. People are generally relaxed following their summer holidays, they are back in a routine with the return of school, and there is a crispness to the air as a new season approaches. […]


Surreptitious Tape Recording Not Admitted Into Evidence

August 26th, 2014

Michelle Farb, Student-at-Law The issue in this May 2014 decision was whether a surreptitious tape recording of bargaining negotiations was allowed to be admitted into evidence. The Canadian Airliner Dispatcher’s Association (“CALDA”) and Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”), a subsidiary of Air Canada, began collective bargaining negotiations in April 2012. One of the main issues between the […]


Do I really have to wait a year to get divorce?

June 13th, 2014

In Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court can grant divorce on one of three grounds: 1. On the basis of separation for a year with no reasonable chance of resuming cohabitation; 2. On the basis of cruelty and 3. On the basis of adultery. In order to get a divorce on any of these grounds, your […]


Law Society of Upper Canada Rejects Accreditation of Co …

May 29th, 2014

Michelle Stephenson, Summer Law Student After heated debate, the Law Society of Upper Canada has voted against accrediting a new law school being created at Trinity Western University (TWU), a private, Christian, educational institution. Specifically, the debate has centered around the school’s Christian community covenant, to be signed by students attending the school. Among other […]


How Step Parents And Grandparents Can Have To Pay Child …

May 8th, 2013

Podcast #12 – How Step Parents And Grandparents Can Have To Pay Child Support. Parents and even Grandparents can find themselves on the hook for child support in Canada. This is episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast explains how that happens. The basic premise of child support is that it is paid by all […]

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