Tag: Law


Family Law Reform | Let’s not forget the animals!

A few weeks ago, Spain passed a law requiring its courts to consider the welfare of animals when deciding on their custody in cases of separation or divorce. The new Spanish law even allows shared custody schemes for animals. Posted at 12:00 p.m. Sophie Gaillard Director of Animal Advocacy and Legal Affairs, Montreal SPCAAnd Spain is not alone. Several other states, including Switzerland and the US states of New York, Maine, Illinois and Alaska, have adopted this type of legislation. Such a law is...

Ontario | A mayor at the front against Law 21

(Ottawa) Patrick Brown predicts that one day, in Canada, a prime minister will be forced to issue an official apology for the adoption and application in Quebec of Bill 21. In the meantime, the mayor of Brampton continues his crusade for finance the legal challenge of the State Secularism Act – and he rubs his hands as he sees the measure's popularity falter. Posted at 5:00 a.m. Melanie Marquis The PressFrom Victoria to Calgary via Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax, from one end of the country to the oth...