The sums of money involved make Eric and Lola’s case somewhat absurd to the average Canadian. But it could shape the lives of the 1.2 million Quebecois in de facto couples, making them as good as married, even though neither of them exchanged rings or asked the other person’s permission to spend their lives together.
The Quebec government has appealed the decision of the Supreme Court, which will rule on the matter in July. Link -via Fark
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