Category Archives: Sperm donation

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 […]

Rules in the works for surrogacy and donor expenses

Last month, the federal government announced  it’s bringing in regulations setting out what expenses surrogate mothers (and  individuals who donate eggs or sperm) can be reimbursed for. This is big news.  Since the Assisted Human Reproduction Act came on the scene over 10 years ago Canadians using surrogacy to build their families have struggled to […]