Shantona Chaudhury and Nicolas Rouleau comment on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Quebec (Attorney General) v. A. Better known in legal – and media – circles as “Eric v. Lola”, the case considered whether the law precluding de facto spouses in Quebec from claiming spousal support or applying for a division of family property upon separation violates their equality rights. They go through the four sets of reasons at Canada’s highest court, and consider its reach.

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