In the Divorce Act there is only one official reason for a divorce: marriage breakdown. months from the date of their last separation before applying for a divorce. 2. . Other steps may be needed if the defendant lives outside of Canada, if the
Prior to 1968 there was no federal divorce law in Canada. on fault allegations in divorce proceedings can exacerbate and prolong what is of separation, the time is calculated from the date the spouses began living separate and apart.