REPORT ON FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL CONSULTATIONS

APPENDIX D: LIST OF BRIEFS AND BACKGROUND MATERIALS RECEIVED

The following tables list the materials received from organizations for the consultations on custody and access. Many lengthy submissions were also received from individuals but are not detailed in this appendix in order to preserve their privacy and that of their families. All submissions received from organizations and from individuals before the deadline of July 6, 2001, were taken into account in the current report. Submissions received after July 6, were forwarded directly to the Department of Justice Canada for consideration.

Table 1: Briefs Received From National Organizations
Organization Title of Brief
Pauktuutit, Inuit Women's Association of Canada Aboriginal Workshop on Custody and Access, The Westin Hotel, Ottawa, June 25, 2001
Assembly of First Nations A Brief to Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access
National Action Committee on the Status of Women Untitled
National Association of Women and the Law Brief Submitted to the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group on Family Law by the Ontario Women's Network on Custody and Access
National Family Law Section, Canadian Bar Association Submission on Divorce Act Reform

Table 2: Briefs Received From Other Organizations
Organization Title of Brief
Rights of Children of Separating or Divorcing Families
Family Court Education in Family Law Strategies by Judges Skilled in the Area, Empathetic to Children's Needs
Ann Davis Transition Society Untitled
B.C. Association of Specialized Victim Assistance and Counselling Programs Untitled
B.C. Institute Against Family Violence Untitled
Campbell River Relationship and Sexual Violence Response Committee Untitled
Concerned Parents Untitled
Fraserside Community Services Society Untitled
Howe Sound Women's Centre Untitled
Immigrant Women/Immigrant Services Society Untitled
Kids Turn of Greater Vancouver Access Responsibilities
Kids Turn of Greater Vancouver Family Violence
South Peace Community Resources Society Untitled
Specialized Victim Support Services Untitled
The Vancouver Coordination Committee on Violence Against Women in Relationships Ensuring Safety of Women and Children in theDivorce Act: Recommendations for Legislative Reform
Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society Untitled
Vancouver Custody and Access Support and Advocacy Association Changes to Canada'sDivorce Act
Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter Brief to the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Family Law Committee on Child Custody and Access
Vancouver Status of Women Untitled
Victoria Men's Centre Victoria Men's Centre Submission to the Federal/Territorial Custody and Access Workshops, Victoria, June 13, 2001
Darrin White Family Foundation Inc. Untitled
Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre Child Custody, Access and Abuse: Women's Stories
Legal Aid Manitoba Untitled
Dalhousie Legal Aid Service Submission to the Federal-Provincial Consultation on Child Custody and Access
Picton County Women's Centre Untitled
Women's Centres Connect Response to Custody, Access and Support in Canada: Putting Children's Interests First
Family Transition Place (Dufferin) Untitled
Haldimand-Norfolk Women's Services Untitled
Northumberland Services for Women Comments on Consultation Paper
Ontario Women's Justice Network Brief to the Federal, Provincial, Territorial Family Law Committee on Custody, Access and Child Support
Regional Coordinating Committee to End Violence Against Women Feedback re: Ottawa Consultation, June 6, 2001
The London Coordinating Committee to End Women Abuse Untitled
Violence Against Women Management Committee of Ottawa Comments on the Consultation Document and Consultation Process
P.E.I. Advisory Council on the Status of Women Discussion Notes
Assistance aux femmes de Montréal/MontréalWomen's Aid Réaction au projet de modifications à la Loi sur le divorce
Regroupement provincial des maisons d'hébergement et de transition pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale Les droits de garde et de visite en situation de violence conjugale
Adelle House Untitled
Saskatchewan Battered Women's Advocacy Network Custody or Control? Saskatchewan Women's Experiences

Table 3: Background Materials Received
Organization Title of Brief
Family Law Reform Act 1995, Australia
Family Law Court in the Act, Australia
Ad Hoc Committee on Custody and Access Reform A Brief to the Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access Reform, April 1998
Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access The Special Joint Committee's Report, For the Sake of the Children, Key Concerns About the Recommendations
Battered Women's Support Services The Divorce Act, Custody and Access: A Brief to the Special Joint Senate-Commons Committee on Custody and Access
Nanaimo Men's Resource Centre Legal and Psychological Management of Cases with an Alienated Child
Child and Family Services Research Group, University of Manitoba Best Practices in Parent Information and Education Programs After Separation and Divorce
The Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women A Submission to the Special Joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Commons on Child Custody and Access
Applied Research Branch Strategic Policy, Human Resources Development Canada Children and Lone-Mother Families: An Investigation of Factors Influencing Child Well-being
Applied Research Branch Strategic Policy, Human Resources Development Canada Mediating Factors in Child Development Outcomes: Children in Lone-parent Families
Applied Research Branch Strategic Policy, Human Resources Development Canada Family Relationships and Children's School Achievement: Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
Applied Research Branch Strategic Policy, Human Resources and Development Canada Understanding the Contribution of Multiple Risk Factors on Child Development at Various Ages
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile 2000
Canadian Citizen's Free Press Canada Court Watch Reports
National Council of Women of Canada Brief to Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access
Submitted at Ottawa Consultation Brochure: Guide juridique de la séparation et du divorce à l'usage des enfants.
Submitted at Ottawa Consultation Brochure: Le garde et le droit de visite
Submitted at Ottawa Consultation Domestic Violence Studies
Submitted at Ottawa Consultation References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Annotated Bibliography

Table 4: Briefs Received After July 6, 2001 (forwarded to the Department of Justice Canada)
Organization Title of Brief
Action B.C. Comments re: Custody, Access and Child Support in Canada Survey
Alberta Council of Women's Shelters Untitled
Barreau du Québec Mémoire sur les droits de garde et de visite et les pensions alimentaires pour enfants
Barreau du Québec L'intérêt de l'enfant d'abord: Droits de garde et de visite et pensions alimentaires pour enfants : Collogue du 8 juin 2001
Battered Women's Support Services Untitled
Chambre des notaires du Québec Commentaires concernant les documents préparés par le Comité fédéral/provincial/territorial sur le droit de la famille
Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre Untitled
Family of Men Support Society Untitled
Gloucester Centre for Community Resources Untitled
Groupe d'entraide aux pères et de soutien à l'enfant inc. Consultation fédérale/provinciale/territoriale sur la garde, le droit de visite et les pensions alimentaires
La Meridienne Untitled
Médiation Professionelle de l'Estrie Consultation: L'exercise et le respect du droit de visite et de sortie
Moose Jaw-Thunder Creek Health District Untitled
Ordre des pyschologues du Québec Commentaires des délégués de l'Ordre des pyschologues du Québec
Regional Coordinating Committee to End Violence Against Women Untitled
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre, on behalf of the Federated Anti-poverty Groups of B.C. Federal/Provincial/Territorial Consultations on Custody, Access and Child Support, Submission to the Minister of Justice of the Federated Anti-poverty Groups of British Columbia
Victoria Women's Transition House, Children Who Witness Abuse Program Untitled
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