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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

How to Preserve Your Spousal Rights Before Separation, Divorce or Death

BY: VALERIE DYE For the most part, discussions about property division and equalization arise in relation to separation, divorce or death.  The Family Law Act...

Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse

BY VALERIE DYE Domestic abuse is very common in Canada among married and common law couples. Spouses are not the only ones affected by abuse,...

Providing for Beneficiaries in Blended Families – The Mutual Will

BY VALERIE DYE  The term ‘Blended Family’ is used to refer to families consisting of married couples and their children from previous relationships. This type...

Unjust Enrichment and Common Law Spouses

BY VALERIE DYE  It is now known that common law couples are not automatically entitled to share in assets owned by the other common law...

Spousal Support and New Relationships

BY: VALERIE DYE When the court issues an order for the payment of spousal support the payor or the payee may at a later stage...

Tax Deduction for Spousal Support Payments

BY: VALERIE DYE Former spouses or common-law partners who pay spousal support may be able to benefit from tax deductions for these payments provided that...

Litigating the Domestic Contract

BY VALERIE DYE  Domestic contracts, like other contracts are often challenged before the court. This happens largely, when, years after signing the contract one party...

Administering the Estate of a Deceased: Paying off Debts

BY VALERIE DYE One may obtain a Certificate of Appointment as Estate Trustee either with a will or without a will. The later appointment occurs...

Snooping Spouse: Beware Of The Backlash (Part 2)

BY: VALERIE DYE Apart from the likelihood of criminal prosecution that can arise from snooping, spouses can also face a civil suit for accessing private...

Designating A Home As A Matrimonial Home

BY: VALERIE DYE Most persons are aware of the legal consequences that attach to a matrimonial home when parties separate. The main consequence of a...

Community News

GLOBAL PEACE Mission; love for all, hatred for none! Welcome to the Ahmadiyya...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH “Unless we exercise justice, we will not have peace.” The Toronto Caribbean Newspaper had the honor of being invited to The 15th...

BBPA Announces the 36th Annual Harry Jerome Award Recipients – Defining Our Legacy

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Hero to the black Canadian community, the epitome of excellence, determination and dedication, Harry Jerome was an outstanding African Canadian Olympic Athlete...

They have taken the oath! Peel Regional Police swear in two new deputy chiefs

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  At 1 pm on March 27th, families, friends, police officers and well-wishers were present at the Emily V. Kolb Centre for the...

Genesis – The launch of Guyana Carnival 2018

BY: LEANNE BENN  There’s Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, St Lucia, Brazil and even Bermuda among many other countries and cultures that all have something in common....

Ricky Persaud Jr. strumming sounds of Love, Peace and Unity

BY: JELANI GRANT  At four years old, Ricky Persaud Jr. started taking music classes at Music Together in New Jersey. At the age of eight,...