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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

Post-Separation Increase in Value of Matrimonial Property- Who Benefits?

BY: VALERIE DYE The issue of increase in value of matrimonial property becomes relevant when parties try to deal with the sale and division of...

Division Of Assets After A Short Marriage

BY: VALERIE DYE Under the Family Law Act (the Act), where one party owns a home prior to marriage and the home becomes the matrimonial...

Pension Division Under The Pensions Benefits Act: What Spouses Need To Know

BY VALERIE DYE Under the Family Law Act ‘property’ or ‘net family property’ includes all an individual’s property including his or her pension. The significance...

Ways of Ensuring Safety for Children Amidst Parenting Concerns

BY VALERIE DYE In dealing with custody issues the courts are concerned that the child should have as much contact as possible with both parents...

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...

Protecting Gifts and Inheritance During Marriage

BY VALERIE DYE In matrimonial proceedings, the general rule is that gifts and inheritances do not form part of net family property* and cannot be...

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,...