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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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,...

Unjust Enrichment and Common Law Spouses

BY VALERIE DYE  As seen in the previous week’s article common law couples may be able to claim a share in assets to which they...

Property Division and Common Law Spouses – The Principle of Unjust Enrichment

BY VALERIE DYE In Canada couples who are going through a divorce divide their assets through the process of equalization. This is a process whereby...

Changing an Order or Agreement for Child or Spousal Support

BY VALERIE DYE Bearing in mind that orders for the payment of child support and spousal support are based on certain circumstances the family law...

Spousal Support and Taxation

BY VALERIE DYE Spousal support payments can be made in several ways. They can be made retroactive to a date before the application was brought...

Custody Issues in Matrimonial Proceedings

BY VALERIE DYE When spouses separate courts are often faced with the task of determining who will have custody of the child or children of...

Child Support and ‘Child of the Marriage’

BY VALERIE DYE Under the Divorce Act a ‘child of the marriage’ is defined as ‘a child of two spouses or former spouses who, (1)...

Enforcing Child Support Orders

BY VALERIE DYE  Anyone who has had to pay child support under a court order has heard of the Family Responsibility Office. The Family Responsibility...

Entitlement to Spousal Support in Ontario

BY VALERIE DYE  Spousal support may be claimed either under the federal Divorce Act or under the Family Law Act of Ontario. Under the Divorce Act...

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...

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,...