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  • The Yellow Brick Road to Financial & Emotional Ruin

    Prior to 2013, when a Permanent Guardianship Order (PGO) was granted, this meant the end of the line for a family. If appeals were unsuccessful the child would not be returned to the parents and the parents became legal strangers. The children would go on to be adopted often by foster parents who ha … Read more »

  • Mediation and COVID -19: Pick your Mediator Carefully

    Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that is strongly recommended by the Courts in Alberta.  Parties to litigation, including divorce matters, have an obligation under the Rules of Court to engage in alternative forms of resolution with the aim of settling matters without the need f … Read more »

  • Child Support Obligations & COVID-19 Pt. 2

    In a previous blog, we noted the difficulty presented to payors of child support by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic fallout. In particular, we identified that many individuals were losing their jobs and incomes due to the COVID-19 outbreak, yet were unable to seek any assistance fro … Read more »

  • Child Support Obligations & COVID-19 Pt. 1

    The coronavirus pandemic continues to pose challenges across the country. Aside from health considerations, which are at the forefront of everyone’s minds, one of the primary sources of anxiety for many people in Canada is finances. Since the start of the spread of COVID-19 in our country, thousands … Read more »

  • Changes to the Standard of Review in Appealing Arbitrations

    In a recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada, titled Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov (“Vavilov“), the rules regarding appeals of arbitration awards was significantly overhauled. In the past, decisions of arbitrators that were brought before the courts for an appe … Read more »