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Monday, February 19, 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, as...

Child Support Obligations Of Non-Biological Parents

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)...

Estate Planning- The Importance of Having Powers Of Attorney

BY: VALERIE DYE In planning for The Unexpected it is common for most persons to consider making a will to specify what should happen with...

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...

Snooping Spouses: Beware Of The Backlash

BY: VALERIE DYE We live in an electronic and digital world where persons not only correspond by e-mail and text messages but individuals are in...

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...

Community News

LET’S TALK – Not at the Margins: A Conversation about Mental Health

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The way we act and the way we feel are like two sides of the same coin. Many people suffer in silence,...

Black Excellence on the Silver Screen: Toronto Black Film Festival Announces This Year’s Lineup

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  The Toronto Black Film Festival, or TBFF for short, has returned for its sixth year in the city and is here to...

Eglinton Cityscapes – Transit And Transition: Photo Installation Commemorates A Piece Of Canadian Black...

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  If you happen to be taking a stroll down Eglinton Avenue West, along Dufferin Street to Marlee between now and March 31st,...

New Brampton Dealership helps you find the Car you Need!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Buying a new car is an exciting, and simple process depending on who you ask. Doing research beforehand and knowing what questions...

Natasha Morris Presents 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre

BY: JELANI GRANT  Piece of Mine Arts will hold their 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre showcase at the Fairview Library Theatre. The group of...