A recent story from British Columbia has put the issue of assessments used in some custody and access cases on the front burner for many parents involved in family law proceedings. The situation involving the psychologist at the heart of Continue reading “Not one shred of scientific evidence”
In the final dash to get legislation passed before Parliament recessed for the summer, only to head straight into an election campaign in the fall, some important bills were cast by the wayside while others managed to make it to Continue reading Bad news, good news
In mid-March, an Amber Alert was issued by York Regional Police because the mother of a five-year-old girl became alarmed when the child’s father — the parents had recently separated — had picked her up from school without her knowledge Continue reading Don’t believe everything you hear
In 2017, the Single Mothers Alliance of B.C., a grassroots non-profit organization led by single mothers for single mothers with a mandate of community building, leadership and advocacy, launched a constitutional challenge to British Columbia’s legal aid program. Represented by Continue reading Is there a constitutional right to legal aid?