The entitlement to child support for a child attending post-secondary studies is not explicit in the legislation, but entitlement to child support for that purpose has been consistently recognized in the jurisprudence. (See Jackson v. Jackson, 1972 CanLII 141 (SCC),  S.C.R. 205.) However, the rules governing the circumstances in which entitlement arises are not black and white, and conclusions differ on a case by case basis. This is so particularly in cases of reinstatement of child support upon a child’s return to full-time studies after a hiatus.
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