FASD & the Justice System

Children’s Aid Society of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo v JV, 2017 ONCA 194

Maternal grandparent appeal with respect to order making child a Crown ward - mother with ARND - argument about her capacity to participate in trial level proceeding without a litigation guardian, given her cognitive impairment - capacity is presumed until rebutted - mother had experienced counsel at trial, and no issue raised then