Changes to the Divorce Act: Town Hall Edition

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  • When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Where: Online, via webinar

On March 1, 2021, Canada’s Divorce Act introduced its most substantial changes in 35 years. To learn about the practical impact of these changes on individuals involved in family breakups, tune in for our free webinar. Our returning guest, John-Paul Boyd QC, will talk about how changes to the Act have played out in practice — and answer your questions. John-Paul is a family law arbitrator, mediator, and parenting coordinator, and is widely recognized as one of Canada's best at making family law topics understandable for a range of audiences.

There will be opportunities to ask questions live during the webinar and we’re also inviting questions ahead of time. To increase the chance of your questions being answered, we invite you to submit them here before September 16, 2021.


JP Boyd, QC

John-Paul Boyd, QC is a family law arbitrator, mediator, and parenting coordinator. He is a member of the bars of Alberta and British Columbia, and counsel to the Calgary family law firm Wise Scheible Barkauskas. John-Paul practiced family law in Vancouver for 14 years before taking a position as the executive director of the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family, a non-profit organization affiliated with the University of Calgary. He returned to private practice in 2018 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2019. He writes and speaks frequently on family law topics for a range of audiences.

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