Children’s Law Reform Act

Best interests of the child test: The merits of an application under this Part in respect of custody of or access to a child shall be determined on the basis of the best interests of the child, in accordance with subsections 2, 3 & 4. The court shall consider all the child’s needs and circumstances, including: the love, affection and emotional ties between the child and, each person...

Government Programs/Acts

There are several government programs that can assist employers, community leaders, educators, services and programs gain access to help to get involved by giving proactive change to help eliminate violence against women. This can be achieved by: teaching respect provide activities that support gender inequalities broaden community knowledge of the high rate of victims and cause and effects of...

Recommended Readings

Arlene May-Coroner's Inquest  10 Custody Myths & How to Counter Them Changing Ways Website Readings List Children & Domestic Violence - Assortment of handbooks and readings Children's adjustment in conflicted marriage and divorce: A decade review of the Research, Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 963-971 Kelly, J.B. (2000) Coercive control: the entrapment...

Suggested Websites

  Canadian Links Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal Canadian Resources for Victims of Crime Canadian Women's Foundation Canadian Women’s Health Network Changing Ways Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women Community Legal Education Ontario Ecole de Service Social Universite de Montreal Family Law Education for...