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The Canadian Abridgment eDigests

The Canadian Abridgment eDigests are a weekly current awareness service that is designed to help lawyers and legal researchers keep abreast of the latest developments in case law for a particular topic. The content is derived from case digests that have been written for The Canadian Abridgment Case Digests. The Canadian Abridgment eDigests are available for specific topical areas, and represent a sub-set of all of the cases digested for The Canadian Abridgment, excluding cases that are judged to have little precedential value.

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Case Law

All court decisions in this collection are reproduced directly from the court files, either precisely as issued by the court or edited by Carswell for transcription and citation errors. All headnotes are written by Carswell. Parallel citations for reported decisions are included where available.

FamilySource contains all full text cases dealing with family law from the Westlaw Canada case law collection. This collection includes:

  • Complete coverage of reported Canadian court decisions from the common law provinces and Quebec cases of national importance, from 1986 and continuing forward.
  • Complete coverage of reported Supreme Court of Canada and Privy Council decisions originating in any province or territory from 1876 forward.
  • Complete coverage of Federal Court decisions reported in the Federal Court Reports from 1971 forward, and of the Exchequer Court from 1875 through 1970 (with comprehensive coverage of other reported decisions of the Federal Court from 1976 forward).
  • Comprehensive coverage of unreported decisions received from the courts, from 1986 and continuing forward. 
     
The Canadian Abridgment Case Digests
FamilySource contains all case digests dealing with family law back to 1820, drawn from The Canadian Abridgment Case Digests print service. This print service is a comprehensive collection of digests of Canadian case law. With the exception of Quebec civil law cases, this collection covers virtually every reported case in Canada, and every case received from Canadian courts, including unreported cases, since 1986.
 
Decisions from Carswell Law Reports
Complete coverage of family law decisions ever published in Carswell law reports. These include:

Current Report Series – Regional and Jurisdictional
Alberta Law Reports (Alta. L.R.) 1977-
British Columbia Law Reports (B.C.L.R.) 1977-
Western Weekly Reports (W.W.R.) 1911-

Historical Report Series
Alberta Law Reports (Alta. L.R.) 1908-33
Canadian Cases on the Law of Securities (C.C.L.S.) 1994-1998
Canadian Intellectual Property Reports (C.I.P.R.) 1984-90
Canadian Reports, Appeal Cases (C.R.A.C.) 1871-78; 1912-13
Coutlee's Canada Supreme Court Cases (Cout. S.C.) 1875-1906
Eastern Law Reporter (E.L.R.) 1906-14
Fox Patent Cases (Fox Pat.C.) 1940-71
Maritime Provinces Reports (M.P.R.) 1929-68
New Brunswick Reports (N.B.R.) 1867-1929
Northwest Territories Reports (N.W.T.R.) 1983-1998
Nova Scotia Reports (N.S.R.) 1886-1929
Ontario Practice Reports (P.R.) 1896-1904
Ontario Reports (O.R.) 1934-55
Ontario Weekly Reporter (O.W.R.) 1902-16
Reports of Family Law, Reprint Series (R.F.L. Rep.) 1824-1970
Saskatchewan Law Reports (Sask. L.R.) 1916-31
Tax Appeal Board Cases (Tax A.B.C.) 1949-71
Western Law Reporter (W.L.R.) 1905-16

Other reported criminal, evidence and constitutional decisions

1. SCC: complete coverage of all Supreme Court of Canada decisions originating in any province or territory from 1876 forward.

2. Federal Courts: all decisions reported in the Federal Court Reports from 1971 forward, and of the Exchequer Court from 1875 through 1970 (with comprehensive coverage of other reported decisions of the Federal Court from 1976 forward).

3. Other reported decisions from Canadian courts and tribunals: Court and tribunal decisions published in major law report series of other commercial publishers, including Quebec cases of national importance. These law report series include: decisions published in major law report series of other commercial publishers, including Quebec cases of national importance.


These law report series include:

A.R. Alberta Reports
Alta. L.R.B.R. Alberta Labour Relations Board Reports
B.C.A.C. British Columbia Appeal Cases
C.C.C. Canadian Criminal Cases
C.H.R.R. Canadian Human Rights Reporter
C.I.R.B. Canada Industrial Relations Board
C.L.L.C. Canadian Labour Law Cases
C.L.R.B.R. Canadian Labour Relations Board Reports
C.N.L.R. Canadian Native Law Reporter
C.P.R. Canadian Patent Reporter
C.R.R. Canadian Rights Reporter
D.L.R. Dominion Law Reports
D.T.C. Dominion Tax Cases
F.T.R. Federal Trial Reports
I.L.R. Canadian Insurance Law Reporter
L.A.C. Labour Arbitration Cases
L.C.R. Land Compensation Reports
Man. R. Manitoba Reports
N.B.R. New Brunswick Reports
N.R. National Reporter
N.S.R. Nova Scotia Reports
Nfld. & P.E.I.R. Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island Reports
O.A.C. Ontario Appeal Cases
O.L.R.B. Rep. Ontario Labour Relations Board Reports
O.M.B.R. Ontario Municipal Board Reports
O.R. Ontario Reports
O.S.C.B. Ontario Securities Commission Bulletin
Sask. R. Saskatchewan Reports
W.S.I.A.T.R. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Reporter (formerly W.C.A.T.R.)
Y.R. Yukon Reports

For these reporters, coverage of court decisions is currently complete from 1986, and coverage of tribunal decisions is currently complete from June 2002. We are continuing to expand our historical archive of court and tribunal decisions.

Note:
i.) Decisions from other publishers' reports have either been published in Carswell's own law reports, collected from our own archives, or gathered directly from the courts by Carswell before they are entered into Westlaw Canada.
ii.) Carswell's editorial staff classifies these cases, and adds our own headnotes and other value-added information to them.

4. Historical Archive:

In addition, Carswell is continuing to expand its historical archive of reported decisions. This archive includes extensive, but not complete coverage of reported decisions from the Provinces and Territories, as follows:

British Columbia: 1960 -
Alberta: 1977 -
Saskatchewan: 1979 -
Manitoba: 1980 -
Ontario: 1956 -
Quebec: (decisions of national interest) -
Nova Scotia: 1969 -
New Brunswick: 1969
Newfoundland and Labrador: 1970 -
Prince Edward Island: 1970 –

5. Topical judgement collections:
Westlaw Canada's reported case law, extending back to the early 1800's, includes the following topical collections:

Churches and Religious Institutions
Civil Practice and Procedure
Constitutional Contracts Corporate and Commercial
Criminal Customs
Environmental
Estates and Trusts
Evidence
Family
Immigration
Insolvency
Insurance
International
Labour and Employment
Natural Resources
Property
Public Restitution
Securities
Tax
Torts

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Legislation

The FamilySource legislation database contains all current federal, provincial and territorial legislation essential to a family law practice.

Table of Concordance
FamilySource contains a concordance of legislation related to family law from all the jurisdictions in Canada, providing a quick comparison of related sections.

FamilySource Legislation Collection
The following full-text statutes, rules and regulations are included with your FamilySource subscription.

Federal
• Annulment of Marriages Act
• Canada Evidence Act
• Canada Pension Plan
• Children’s Special Allowances Act
• Constitution Act, 1982
• Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
• Criminal Code
• Divorce Act
• Can. Reg. 86-547 -- Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings Fee Order
• Can. Reg. 86-600 -- Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings Regulations
• DNA Identification Act
• Can. Reg. 2000-300 DNA Identification Regulations
• Federal Child Support Guidelines
• Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act
• Can. Reg. 87-315 – Release of Information for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Regulations
• Can. Reg. 88-181 – Family Support Orders and Agreements Garnishment Regulations
• Can. Reg. 97-180 – Denial of Licences for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Regulations
• Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act
• Can. Reg. 83-212 – Garnishment and Attachment Regulations
• Can. Reg. 84-48 – Pension Diversion Regulations
• Income Tax Act
• Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act
• Pension Benefits Division Act
• Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985
• Can. Reg. 87-19 – Pension Benefits Standards Regulations, 1985

Alberta
• Adult Adoption Act
• Alta. Reg. 246/98 Adult Adoption Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 359/94 -- Adult Adoption Regulation
• Adult Interdependent Relationships Act
• Age of Majority Act
• Alberta Evidence Act
• Alberta Rules of Court
• Change of Name Act
• Alta. Reg. 16/2000 – Change of Name Regulation
• Child and Family Services Authorities Act
• Child Welfare Act
• Alta. Reg. 39/2002 – Court Rules and Forms Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 40/2002 – Qualification Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 38/2002 – General Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 37/2002 – Adoption Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 204/97 – Intercountry Adoption Regulation
• Dependant’s Relief Act
• Alta. Reg. 61/2000 – Access Enforcement Regulations
• Dower Act
• Employment Pension Plans Act
• Extra-Provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act
• Family Law Act
• Family Relief Act
• Income and Employment Supports Act
• Alta. Reg. 61/2004 – Child and Adult Support Services Regulation
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Alta. Reg. 4/2003 – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation
• International Child Abduction Act
• Intestate Succession Act
• Judgment Interest Act
• Law of Property Act
• Legitimacy Act
• Limitations Act
• Maintenance Enforcement Act
• Alta. Reg. 2/86 – Maintenance Enforcement Regulation
• Maintenance Order Act
• Marriage Act
• Alta. Reg. 162/2000 – Marriage Act Regulation
• Married Women's Act
• Matrimonial Property Act
• Alta. Reg. 13/99 -- Matrimonial Property Regulation
• Minors' Property Act
• Parentage and Maintenance Act
• Alta. Reg. 251/98 – Parentage and Maintenance Regulation
• Protection Against Family Violence Act
• Alta. Reg. 80/99 – Protection Against Family Violence Regulation
• Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution Act
• Alta. Reg. 5/99 – Protection Of Children Involved In Prostitution Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 7/99 – Court Forms and Procedures Regulation
• Provincial Court Act
• Alta. Reg. 144/80 – Sittings of the Provincial Court Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 18/91 – Provincial Court Fees and Costs Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 163/2001 – Intake and Caseflow Management Rules • Public Sector Pension Plans Act
• Alta. Reg. 365/93 – Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Alta. Reg. 487/81 – Regulation under Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgment Regulations
• Survival of Actions Act
• Ultimate Heir Act
• Victims of Crime Act
• Alta. Reg. 147/2005 - Alberta Child Support Guidelines
•Alta. Reg. 287/2009 - Child Support Recalculation Program Regulation
•Alta. Reg. 148/2005 - Family Law Act General Regulation
•Alta. Reg. 150/2005 - Intake and Caseflow Management Regulation
•Alta. Reg. 149/2005 - Provincial Court Procedures (Family Law) Regulation
• Alta. Reg. 329/89 – Provincial Court Civil Division Regulation
• Young Offenders Act


British Columbia
• Adoption Act
• B.C. Reg. 291/96 – Adoption Regulation
• Adoption Agency Regulation
• Adoption Fees Regulation
• Adult Guardianship Act
• B.C. Reg. 19/2000 – Adult Guardianship (Abuse and Neglect) Regulation
• B.C. Reg. 19/2002 – Designated Agencies Regulation
• Age of Majority Act
• Child, Family and Community Service Act
• B.C. Reg. 527/95 – Child, Family and Community Service Regulation
• B.C. Reg. 21/96 - Child and Family Review Board Regulation
• Provincial Court (Child, Family and Community Service Act) Rules
•B.C. Reg. 129/2006 - Child Support Recalculation Pilot Project Regulations
•Child, Youth and Family Advocacy Act
• Child, Youth and Family Advocacy Regulation
•Court Rules Act
•B.C. Reg. 119/97 - Designation Regulation
• Enforcement of Canadian Judgments Act
• Estate Administration Act
• Evidence Act
• Family Maintenance Enforcement Act
• Family Maintenance Enforcement Act Regulation
• Family Relations Act
• Family Relations Act Rules And Regulations
• B.C. Reg. 403/99 – Adding and deleting various reciprocating states
• Division of Pensions Regulation
• Child Support Guidelines Regulation
• Infants Act
• B.C. Reg. 282/81 – Infants Act Fee Regulation
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• B.C. Reg. 15/2003 -- Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation
• Land (Spouse Protection) Act
• Law and Equity Act
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Fees Regulation
• Name Act
• Name Act Regulation
• Office for Children and Youth Act
• B.C. Reg. 250/97 – Children's Commission Regulation
• Parental Responsibility Act
• Partition of Property Act
• Pension Benefits Standards Act
• B.C. Reg. 433/93 – Pension Benefits Standards Regulation
• Provincial Court Act
• Provincial Court (Family) Rules Rr. 1-15 [Repealed]
• B.C. Reg. 417/98 – Provincial Court (Family) Rules
• Secure Care Act
• Supreme Court Act
• B.C. Reg. 221/90 – Supreme Court Rules
• Survivorship and Presumption of Death Act
• Victims of Crime Act

Manitoba
• The Adoption and Consequential Amendments Act
• Adoption Regulation
• Adoption Agencies Licensing Regulation
• Financial Assistance for Adoption of Permanent Wards Regulation
• Post-Adoption Registry Regulation
• The Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Change of Name Regulation
• Child Custody Enforcement Act
• Child and Family Services Act
• Agency Mandates Regulation
• Child and Family Services Act Regulation
• Child Abuse Regulation
• Child and Family Services Regulation
• Foster Homes Licensing Regulation
• Foster Parent Appeals Regulation
• The Child and Family Services Authorities Act
• Child and Family Services Authorities Regulation
• Child Care Facilities (Other than Foster Homes) Licensing Regulation
• Joint Intake and Emergency Services by Designated Agencies Regulation
• The Domestic Violence and Stalking Prevention, Protection and Compensation and Consequential Amendments Act
•Man. Reg. 17/99 - Child Care Facilities (Other than Foster Homes) Licensing Regulation
•Man. Reg. 79/2009 - Child Pornography Reporting Regulation
•Man. Reg. 199/2005 - French Language Services Regulation
• Man. Reg. 117/99 -- Domestic Violence and Stalking Regulation
• Court of Queen's Bench Act
• Man. Reg. 247/89 – Queen's Bench (Family Division) Jurisdiction Regulation
• Man. Reg. 553/88 – Court of Queen's Bench Rules
• Criminal Injuries Compensation Act
• The Dependants Relief Act
• Domicile and Habitual Residence Act
• Equality of Status Act
• Family Maintenance Act
•Family Property Act
•Man. Reg. 101/2004 - Estate Notice to Surviving Spouse or Common-Law Partner Regulation
• Man. Reg. 66/02 – Lotteries Regulation
• Non-Molestation Orders Regulation
• Child Support Guidelines Regulation
• The Fatal Accidents Act
• Garnishment Act
• Homesteads Act
• Infants' Estates Act
• The Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Act
• Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Regulation
• The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Man. Reg. 10/2003 -- Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Regulation
• Intestate Succession Act
• Law of Property Act
• The Manitoba Evidence Act
• Marital Property Act
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Regulation - Forms, Fees and Expenses Regulation
• Married Women's Property Act
• Parental Responsibility Act
• Parents' Maintenance Act
• Pension Benefits Act
• Pension Benefits Spousal or Common-law Partners Agreement Regulation [Note: Title amended Man. Reg. 186/2001, s. 2.]
• Provincial Court Act
• Provincial Court (Family Division) Rules
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Retirement Plan Beneficiaries Act
• The Victims' Bill of Rights
• Man. Reg. 138/2001 – Designated Offences Regulation


New Brunswick
• Age of Majority Act
• Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act
• Change of Name Act
• Change of Name Regulation
• Devolution of Estates Act
• Divorce Court Act
• Court of Queen's Bench Rules
• Evidence Act
• Family Services Act
• Family Services Act Regulation
• Adoptive Applicant Regulation – Family Services Act
• Children in Care Services Regulation – Family Services Act
• Forms Regulation – Family Services Act
• General Administration Regulation – Family Services Act
• Guardianship of Children Act
• Intercountry Adoption Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Procedural Regulation – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Reciprocating Jurisdictional Regulation – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Judicature Act
• Marital Property Act
• Marriage Act
• Married Woman's Property Act
• Pension Benefits Act
• N.B. Reg. 91-195 – General Regulation – Pension Benefits Act
• Provincial Court Act
• Provision for Dependants Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act
•N.B. Reg. 82-73 - Rules of Court of New Brunswick
•N.B. Reg 98-27 - Child Support Guidelines Regulation - Family Services Act
•N.B. Reg. 97-71 - Enforcement Regulation - Family Services Act
•N.B. Reg. 2005-19 - Interventions for Autistic Children Regulation - Family Services Act

Newfoundland and Labrador
• Adoption Act
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Child Youth and Family Services Act
• Children's Law Act
• Evidence Act
• Family Law Act
• Child Support Guidelines Regulations
• Nfld. Reg. 9/02 – Western Child Support Service Regulations
• Family Relief Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Nfld. Reg. 48/03 - Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation
• Pension Benefits Act, 1997
• Nfld. Reg. 114/96 – Pension Benefits Act Regulations
• Pension Plans Designation of Beneficiaries Act
• Provincial Court Act, 1991
• Nfld. Reg. 1152/96 – Provincial Court Districts Regulations
• Nfld. Reg. 31-07 - Child Support Service Regulations
• Provincial Court Family Rules
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Reciprocating States Order
• Solemnization of Marriage Act
• Support Orders Enforcement Act
• Support Orders Enforcement Regulations
• Unified Family Court Act

Northwest Territories
• Adoption Act
• N.W.T. Reg. R-141-98 – Adoption Regulations
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Child and Family Services Act
• Child and Family Services Regulations
• Child Welfare Act
• Adoption of Children Regulations
• Child Welfare Forms Regulations
• Rules of the Court of Appeal Respecting Civil Appeals
• Children's Law Act
• Child Support Guidelines
• Children's Law Forms Regulations
• Dependants Relief Act
• Evidence Act
• Family Law Act
• Family Law Forms Regulations
• Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• International Child Abduction Act
• Interpretation Act
• Intestate Succession Act
• Judicature Act
• Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories
• N.W.T. Reg. R-031-96 – Fees and Allowances Regulations
• N.W.T. Reg. R-023-2000 – Examination Fees Regulations
• Justices of the Peace Act
• Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act
• Maintenance Orders Enforcement Regulations
• Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act
• Designation of Courts Order
• Reciprocating States Designation Regulations
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Fees Regulations, R-065-2003
• Marriage Forms Regulations
• Married Women's Property Act
• Northwest Territories Divorce Rules
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Reciprocating Jurisdictions Designation Order
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Canada-U.K.) Act
• Retirement Plan Beneficiaries Act
• Territorial Court Act
• Territorial Court Civil Claims Rules
• Trustee Act
• Victims of Crime Act
• Young Offenders Act
• Designation of Youth Workers Order

Nova Scotia
• Adoption Information Act
• Adoption Information Regulations
• Age of Majority Act
• Alimony Act
• Change of Name Act
• N.S. Reg. 74/77 – Change of Name Regulations
• Child Abduction Act
• Children and Family Services Act
• Children and Family Services Regulations
• N.S. Reg. Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules
• Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, (Acts Relating to)
• Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, (An Act Relating to the)
• Domestic Violence Intervention Act
• N.S. Reg. 75/03 – Domestic Violence Intervention Regulations
• Evidence Act
• Family Court Act
• N.S. Reg. 20/93 – Family Court Rules
• Family Court Regulation
• Family Court Regulation
• Maintenance and Custody Act
• N.S. Reg. 53/98 – Child Maintenance Guidelines
•N.S. Reg. 183/91 - Children and Family Services Regulations
• N.S. Reg. 181/80 – Family Maintenance Regulations
• Family Orders Information Release Act
• N.S. Reg. 104/87 – Family Orders Information Release Regulations
• Guardianship Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• N.S. Reg. 73/03 – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation
• Intestate Succession Act
• Maintenance Enforcement Act
• N.S. Reg. 40/96 – Maintenance Enforcement Regulations
•Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act
• Maintenance Orders Enforcement Regulations
• N.S. Reg. 219/94 – Maintenance Orders Enforcement Regulation
• Maintenance Orders Enforcement Regulation
• Reciprocating States Regulation
• Reciprocating States Regulation – made under the maintenance Orders Enforcement Act
• N.S. Reg. 29/99 – Designation of Reciprocating State: Territory of Nunavut
• Married Women's Deeds Act
• Married Women's Property Act
• Matrimonial Property Act
• Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules 2009
• Pension Benefits Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Custody Orders Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Custody Orders Regulations
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Solemnization of Marriage Act
• N.S. Reg. 153/2000 – Sched. A – Solemnization of Marriage Fee Regulations
• N.S Reg. 155/2000 – Solemnization of Marriage License Regulations
• Testators' Family Maintenance Act
• Vital Statistics Act

Nunavut
• Aboriginal Custom Adoption Recognition Act
• Nun. Reg. R-085-95 – Aboriginal Custom Adoption Recognition Regulations
• Adoption Act
• Nun. Reg. R-141-98 – Adoption Regulations
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Child and Family Services Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. R-142-98 – Child and Family Services Regulations
• Nun. Reg. R-038-91 – Child Welfare Forms Regulations
• Children's Law Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. R-138-98 – Child Support Guidelines
• Nun. Reg. R-139-98 – Children's Law Forms Regulations
• Dependants Relief Act
• Evidence Act (Nunavut)
• Family Law Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. R-140-98 – Family Law Forms Regulations
• Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Nun. Reg. R-008-2003 – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Forms Regulations
• International Child Abduction Act
• Interpretation Act
• Intestate Succession Act
• Judicature Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. R-010-96 – Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories
• Nun. Reg. R-142-91 – Rules of the Court of Appeal Respecting Civil Appeals
• Nun. Reg. R-094-94 – Northwest Territories Divorce Rules
• Nun. Reg. R-031-96 – Fees and Allowances Regulations
• Justices of the Peace Act (Nunavut)
• Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. M-1 – Maintenance Orders Enforcement Regulations
• Nun. Reg. M-2 – Designation of Courts Order
• Nun. Reg. R-001-2001 – Designation of Court Order
• Nun. Reg. M-3 – Reciprocating States Designation Regulations
• Marriage Act
• Nun. Reg. 11 (Supp.) – Marriage Licence Fees Regulations
• Nun. Reg. R-050-91 – Marriage Forms Regulations
• Married Women's Property Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Nun. Reg. R-041-99 – Reciprocating Jurisdictions Designation Order
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Canada-U.K.) Act
• Retirement Plan Beneficiaries Act
• Trustee Act
• Victims of Crime Act (Nunavut)
• Young Offenders Act (Nunavut)
• Nun. Reg. R-102-92 – Open Custody Facilities Retroactive Designation Regulation
• Nun. Reg. SI-001-98 – Open Custody Facilities Order

Ontario
• Age of Majority and Accountability Act
• Ont. Reg. 202/02 – Algoma Steel Inc. Pension Plans
• Change of Name Act
• Ont. Reg. 68 – General
• Child and Family Services Act
• Ont. Reg. 70 – General
• Ont. Reg. 71 – Register
• Ont. Reg. 206/00 – Procedures, Practices and Standards of Service for Child Protection Cases
• Children's Law Reform Act
• Children's Law Reform Act Regulation
• Ont. Reg 24/10 - Custody Claims by Non-Parents
• Compensation for Victims of Crime Act
• Evidence Act
• Essex Case Management Rules under the Courts of Justice Act
• Family Case Management Rules for The Superior Court of Justice in Toronto
• Family Law Act
• Ont. Reg. 367 – Designation of Matrimonial Home – Forms
• Ont. Reg. 368 -- Election of Surviving Spouse
• Ont. Reg. 391/97 – Child Support Guidelines
• Ont. Reg. 114/99 – Family Law Rules (Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice)
• Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Enforcement Act, 1996
• Ont. Reg. 167/97 – Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Enforcement Regulation
• Ont. Reg. 176/98 -- Cost of Living Adjustments -- Methods of Calculation
• Ont. Reg. 160/00 – Fees Charged by Director
• Family Support Plan Act
• Ont. Reg. 55/03 -- General
• Intercountry Adoption Act, 1998
• Ont. Reg. 200/99 – General Regulation
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, 2002
• Ont. Reg. 53/03 – Reciprocating Jurisdictions
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Regulation
• Parental Responsibility Act, 2000
• General Regulation under the Parental Responsibility Act, O. Reg. 212/03
• Partition Act
• Pension Benefits Act
• Ont. Reg. 909 – General
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Ont. Reg. 194 – Rules of Civil Procedure
• Succession Law Reform Act
• Victims' Bill of Rights


Prince Edward Island
• Adoption Act
• Adoption Act Regulations
• P.E.I. Reg. EC2002-124 – Adoption Act Supported Adoption Regulations
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Child Protection Act
• Child Status Act
• Blood Testing Regulations
• Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
• Designation of Beneficiaries Under Benefit Plans Act
• Dependants of a Deceased Person Relief Act
• Evidence Act
• Family Law Act
• P.E.I. Reg. EC2003-46 – Administrative Recalculation of Child Support Regulations
• Child Support Guidelines Regulations
• Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Maintenance Enforcement Act
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Regulations
• Pension Benefits Act
• Premarital Health Examination Act
• Probate Act
• Provincial Court Act
• Provincial Court Act Regulations
• Young Offenders (Jurisdiction) Regulations
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Supreme Court Act
• P.E.I. Rules of Civil Procedure
• Victims of Family Violence Act
• Victims of Family Violence Act Regulations

Quebec
• An Act to Facilitate the Payment of Support
• An Act Respecting Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders
• Order Respecting the Application of the Act Respecting Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders
• Regulation Respecting the Collection of Support
• Civil Code of Quebec
• Code of Civil Procedure
• Regulation Respecting the Determination of Child Support Payments
• Regulation Respecting the Statement by Parties in respect of Applications Relating to an Obligation of Support
•Que. Reg. O.C. 1531-95 - Regulation Respecting the Collection of Support

Saskatchewan
• The Adoption Act, 1998
• R.R.S. c. A-5.2, Reg. 1 -- The Adoption Regulations, 2003
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act, 1995
• The Change of Name Regulations, 1996
• Child and Family Services Act
• The Child and Family Services Regulations
• Children's Law Act
• Children's Law Act, 1997
• The Children's Law Forms Regulations, 1998
• The Dependants' Relief Act, 1996
• Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1997
• R.R.S. c. E-9.21, Reg. 1 – The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Regulations, 1998
• The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Regulations, 1998
• Equality of Status of Married Persons Act
• Family Maintenance Act
• Family Maintenance Act, 1997
• Family Property Act
• Homesteads Act, 1989
• The Homesteads Forms Regulations
• The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Act
• R.R.S. c. I-10.03, Reg. 1 – Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulations
• Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Implementation Act
• International Child Abduction Act, 1996
• Intestate Succession Act, 1996
• Marriage Act, 1995
• Marriage Regulations, 1997
• Marriage Settlement Act
• Family Property Act
• Parents' Maintenance Act
• Pension Benefits Act, 1992
• The Pension Benefits Regulations, 1993
• The Public Guardian and Trustee Act
• Sask. Reg. 1 – The Public Guardian and Trustee Regulations
• Queen's Bench Act
• Queen's Bench Rules
• The Queen's Bench Act, 1998
• Sask. Reg. 1 – The Queen's Bench Regulations
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1996
• Sask. Reg. R-3.1 Reg. 2 – The Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Regulations, 1999
• Saskatchewan Evidence Act
• Saskatchewan Pension Plan Act
• The Saskatchewan Pension Plan Regulations
• Victims of Domestic Violence Act
• The Victims of Domestic Violence Regulations

Yukon
• Age of Majority Act
• Change of Name Act
• Change of Name Regulations
• Child Care Act
• Children's Act
• Adoption Information Disclosure Regulations
• Court of Appeal Act
• Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Act
• Dependants Relief Act
• Evidence Act
• Family Property and Support Act
• Garnishee Act
• Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
• Matrimonial Property and Family Support Forms
• Yuk. O.I.C. 2000/63 – Yukon Child Support Guidelines
• Family Violence Prevention Act
• Yuk. Reg. 1999/190 – Family Violence Prevention Regulation
• Judicature Act
• Maintenance Enforcement Act
• Maintenance and Custody Orders Enforcement Regulations
• Marriage Act
• Marriage Act Regulation
• Married Women's Property Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act Regulation
• Yuk. Reg. 1999/34 – Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Regulation
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (U.K.) Act
• Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act
• Yuk. Reg. 1999/35 – Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Regulation
• Retirement Plan Beneficiaries Act
• Supreme Court Act
• Survivorship Act
• Territorial Court Act
• Trustee Act [Trustee Act]
• Victim Services Act
• Vital Statistics Act
• Young Persons Offences Act


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Commentary

FamilySource contains an extensive collection of Carswell's family law treatises from leading family law experts as well as a collection of articles and case comments that appear in Carswell's print law reports.

The commentary on FamilySource includes:

Bernstein – Child Protection Law in Canada
MacDonald and Ferrier – Canadian Divorce Law and Practice
MacDonald and Weiler – Family Law Act of Ontario
MacDonald and Wilton – Child Support Guidelines Law and Practice, 2nd Edition
McLeod – Child Custody Law and Practice
McLeod & Mamo – Matrimonial Property Law in Canada
Stark and MacLise – Domestic Contracts
Wilton and Miyauchi – Enforcement of Family Law Orders and Agreements
McLeod and Mamo – Annual Review of Family Law 1996 -
Canadian Family Law Quarterly
Articles from Reports of Family Law

Newsletter
FamilySource's weekly newsletter, This Week in Family Law, is written by family law experts Philip Epstein and Lene Madsen, from Epstein Cole LLP, the largest specialist family law firm in Canada. It is published every Tuesday. Coverage begins with the launch of the newsletter in May 1998, which was written until October 2005 by Prof. Jay McLeod. Complete archives back to 1998 are available on FamilySource.


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KeyCite Canada

KeyCite Canada is Westlaw Canada’s online citator based on The Canadian Abridgment’s Canadian Case Citations and Canadian Statute Citations.

It notes:
  • the history of Canadian cases,
  • the judicial consideration of any case, Canadian or foreign, in a Canadian judicial decision,
  • the judicial consideration by Canadian courts of Canadian federal, provincial and territorial statutes, as well as international treaties and foreign statutes, and
  • citing references to cases from secondary sources on Westlaw Canada.

KeyCiteCanada Coverage

KeyCite Canada for cases covers the direct appellate history of Canadian cases, plus treatments for any case, whether foreign or Canadian, discussed by a Canadian court or tribunal, or a secondary source on Westlaw Canada. Coverage includes: 
  • Comprehensive histories of Canadian cases and judicial treatment information for Canadian or foreign cases found in:
  - Canadian reported cases from 1986 forward, o Canadian unreported Court of Appeal cases since 1987, 
  - Canadian unreported superior court cases from 1993 forward, and 
  - Other Canadian cases since late 1998,
  • Selective history and judicial treatments back to the 1800s.
KeyCiteCanada for legislation covers treatment of statutes or rules, whether foreign or Canadian, and international treaties or conventions discussed by Canadian courts and tribunals or secondary sources on Westlaw Canada.

Coverage includes 
  • Comprehensive judicial treatment of statutes, rules, treaties or conventions found in: 
  - Canadian reported cases from 1980 forward, 
  - Canadian unreported Court of Appeal cases since 1987, 
  - Canadian unreported superior court cases from 1993 forward, and
  - Other Canadian cases since late 1998,
  • Selective judicial treatments back to the 1800s.

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