Department of Justice & Legal Experts on Divorce Act Reform

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Department of Justice & Legal Experts on Divorce Act Reform

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – June 5, 2019 – Part 2:

Senators resume their study of Bill C 78, which updates Canada’s family laws. Representatives from the Department of Justice Canada and other legal experts give their viewpoints on the bill.

The witnesses are Elissa Lieff, Claire Farid, and Andina Van Isschot (Department of Justice Canada); Gaylene Schellenberg and Melanie Del Rizzo (Canadian Bar Association); Nicolas Le Grand Alary and Valérie Laberge (Barreau du Québec); Serge Bernier and Antoine Fafard (Chambre des notaires du Québec); Nicholas Bala (Ontario Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts); and Linda C. Neilson (as an individual).