How have courts dealt with a claim by the great aunt and her husband for state funded counsel in a child protection proceeding?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto v. M.C., 2018 ONCJ 619 (CanLII):

[264] Minister of Social Development v. T.S., 2009 NBCA 67, concerned a claim by the child’s great aunt and her husband for state funded counsel in a child protection proceeding. The S.’ had been acting as foster parents for the child, but the child was removed from their home after allegations were made against them.

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