This article was orginally published on the Nathens, Siegel LLP site on February 16, 2021.
Are you separated and hoping to move to another city/province/country with your children?
Relocation is one of the most frequently litigated family law issues. The law in Canada regarding a parent’s ability to move with children (also called relocation or mobility) is changing. Effective March 1, 2021, these new changes will be governed by section 16.9 of the Divorce Act (Bill C-78) and incorporated into sections 39.1 to 39.4 of the Children’s Law Reform Act.
Here is a summary of what parents need to know if you want to move with your child(ren):