By Valerie L. Brown of Brown Law Firm Professional Corporation
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal Case of Browne v. Browne at first glance does not seem remarkable; it is a short decision with an obvious result. What is remarkable is that the issues raised in the case were advanced at all.
In this case, the parties, who had been separated for several years, shared custody of their two children. The Mother wished to take the children to Mexico for March Break to visit with her parents. The Father, who did not appear to otherwise have any plans for the children over the holiday, opposed the trip on the grounds that it was “his time”. More