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Editor: Laura Pettigrew


Missing in Inaction: Misty’s Story

  • May 02, 2023
  • Laura Pettigrew

An article on the Ontario Ombudsman's April 13, 2023 report "Missing in Inaction: Misty's Story".

Aboriginal Law, Child and Youth Law, Student Forum
Relocation Under the Amended Divorce Act

Relocation Under the Amended Divorce Act

  • February 14, 2022
  • Katherine L. Shadbolt

This article explores some of the new relocation provisions under the Divorce Act, including the various burdens of proof, and how a few recent Ontario cases have applied the new relocation framework.

Child and Youth Law, Family Law, Student Forum

Child and Youth Privacy in the Education System

  • February 14, 2022
  • Melanie McNaught

This article summarizes a recent OBA Webinar regarding child and youth privacy, with a particular focus on privacy issues for school boards and educators.

Child and Youth Law, Education Law, Student Forum