Technology can create problems as well as solve them

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COVID-19 has shone a light on many issues across the province/country/world: issues that existed before the pandemic and that will remain with us after it is over. We have learned (and continue to learn) a great deal during this experience, and we can use that learning as we move through and past the pandemic. In…

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Verbal abuse by text

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The Family Law Act allows a spouse to seek an order for exclusive possession of the matrimonial home. Violence is one of the criteria to be considered by the court when dealing with such an application. A recent Ontario case — Menchella v Menchella, 2012 ONSC 6304 — has considered the meaning of that requirement…

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