Author Archives: Michelle Kinney

Consultation Report on the Assisted Human Reproduction Act

The following excerpt was written and provided by Heath Canada: On July 12, 2017, Health Canada launched a 60-day online consultation, inviting interested stakeholders to provide comments on the Department’s key policy proposals to update and strengthen the Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) Act. The online consultation provided Canadians with an opportunity to review and submit […]

Before the U-Haul: 10 Family Law Tips for Queers

In honor the Pride season, Christine Murray, family lawyer extraordinaire, and I compiled the top 10 family law “quick tips” for queer couples or families. The family law applies to all marriage-like relationships, regardless of your sexual orientation or gender. Tip #1: Two years living together – what does it mean and why do you care: You […]

ART in the Commonwealth: BC is leading the way

On October 21, 2016, I was honored to speak at the American Bar Association’s 2016 Fall Family Law Section CLE Conference on an international panel “The Commonwealth of ART”. The panel explored the similarities and differences between the Commonwealth countries of Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom as they approach difficult issues related to law […]