British Columbia A. The Guardian. The position was strengthened by the Attorney General's refusal to appeal those rulings. The court found the child to have benefited from the care of both women, and ordered joint custody with the primary residence of the child to be with the biological mother of the child.
Archived from the original on May 23, For example, a Canadian citizen, legally married in the Netherlands to his or her same-sex Dutch partner, might not sponsor his or her Dutch partner for immigration as a spouse, despite the fact that same sex families couples in British Columbia Dutch law and Canadian law made no distinction between opposite-sex and same-sex civil marriages, and despite the fact that CIC did recognize a Dutch opposite-sex marriage.
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Policy Options. Archived from the original on October 3, This was the third vote supporting same-sex marriage taken by three Parliaments under three prime ministers in three different years, as shown below.
Overlapping Legal Issues. Retrieved January 7, See "appeal. However, the amendment was invalid since, under the Canadian Constitution, the definition of marriage is a federal right. It's not just Canadian couples who can marry.
Under the Divorce Act , the schedule of a parent's time with their children under an order or agreement. This is what a few judges have had to say:. Archived from the original on May 17, A term under the Family Law Act which describes the time a guardian has with a child and during which is responsible for the day to day care of the child.