What is the test for imputing income for the purpose of fixing the quantum of spousal support?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from James v. James, 2016 BCSC 292 (CanLII):

Although the legal foundation for awarding spousal support is different from that of child support (see Kerr v. Baranow, 2011 SCC 10, [2011] 1 S.C.R. 269 at para. 208), the test for imputing income for the purpose of fixing the quantum of support is similar…

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