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Surrogacy & Fertility Law

Making the Modern Family

The creation and composition of Canadian families is changing. These are exciting times. Assisted Reproductive Technology (“ART”), including in vitro fertilization and fertility treatments, have expanded the biological possibilities for making a modern family. These technologies and associated legal frameworks have empowered aspiring parents, whether same-sex or those struggling with fertility, to pursue families of their own.

Our experienced surrogacy and fertility lawyers can assist in growing your family by advising Intended Parents, Surrogates, and Egg and Sperm donors and help navigate the legal processes involved with egg donation, sperm donation and surrogacy.

Our surrogacy and fertility lawyers are some of the most experienced in Canada. For more information, please visit our detailed surrogacy and fertility law website at canadafertility.law.

Proposed Changes to Quebec Surrogacy Laws Under Bill 2

Quebec has announced Bill 2 which, if passed, would change surrogacy in Quebec, and bring certainty to surrogacies in that Province.

Will New Federal Regulations Change Surrogacy and Egg Donation in Canada?

Authors: Ellen Embury and Rachel West Many of our clients are asking about the impact of new Regulations under the federal Assisted Human Reproduction Act (the “Regulations”). After many years of fertility law practice and hundreds of surrogacy babies born to our clients, we continue to be asked: “is surrogacy legal in Canada?” The answer […]
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