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CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Considerations - Best interests of child - Maximum contact principle - Primary residence - Removal of child from jurisdiction

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:22 AM  

Appeal by the father from an order permitting the mother to relocate with the child. The parties grew up in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. They never married. Their child, now age 11, was born in 2006 while the parents were in high school. The child's extended family resided in Pictou County. The parties co-parented the child while each pursued post-secondary education. In 2012, the mother sought to pursue midwifery studies in Ontario and relocate with the child. A joint custody and co-parenting arrangement was ordered to...