This week is Canadian Infertility Awareness Week. Did you know that Nelligan O’Brien Payne has a strong and talented group of lawyers practising in fertility law matters? Below are links to some of our recent blog posts.
Only months after Ontario voted to adopt sweeping changes to the child protection and public adoption regime to take into account unique Indigenous relationships, a decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal makes one wonder just how meaningful this reform will be in Ontario.
Customary adoption is an integral and long-standing practice among Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is an important means of addressing basic issues of family and community membership, as well as more profound issues of transferring knowledge and ceremony. To this day, it remains part of the practical and cultural reality experienced by many Indigenous families.