My generally negative feelings about the institution of marriage and the ritual of weddings aside, I find myself both mystified and horrified by the phenomenon of public marriage proposals. You, too, may have read recently about the guy who interrupted Continue reading But what if she wants to say no?
Last June, I wrote about the introduction of Bill C-78, which proposes major amendments to Canada’s Divorce Act. In the six months since then, the Bill has passed First and Second Reading. The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Continue reading Changing the Divorce Act
Family law in Canada is a strange creature, inasmuch as it is both federally and provincially/territorially regulated. Federal law is restricted to the Divorce Act which, as the name indicates, only applies to people who are seeking a divorce. Obviously, Continue reading Ontario’s child support regime set to become more equitable
Winston Blackmore has more than 24 wives and has fathered more than 145 children. There is nothing about the man that makes me want to know him or to think he has any regard whatsoever for women’s equality or well-being. Continue reading What to do about polygamy?