Is a parent's obligation to support their child by paying for their child's summer work?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Roy v. Hart, 2003 CanLII 18693 (ON SC):

Parents are not excused from their obligations to support their children because of the availability of student loans Thompson v. Thompson (1988), 13 R.F.L. (3d) 372. Nevertheless, children are expected to contribute to their education by summer employment or loans. …

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