Table 5.4 Issues Dealt Within Divorce Orders by Province/Territory

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Issue

 Province/ Territory

Child support Custody Access Spousal support Child Support award termination provision Arrears Review clause Cost of living clause Other
  n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Nfld. (n=59) 56 94.9 30 50.8 3 5.1 2 3.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
P.E.I. (n=467) 412 88.2 403 86.3 381 81.6 40 8.6 124 26.6 5 1.1 18 3.9 29 6.2 9 1.9
N.S. (n=1,545) 1,500 97.1 1,457 94.3 1,435 92.9 597 38.6 19 1.2 80 5.2 295 19.1 2 0.1 118 7.6
N.B. (n=1,322) 1,262 95.5 1,293 97.8 1,234 93.3 435 32.9 3 0.2 70 5.3 63 4.8 0 0.0 15 1.1
Ont. (n=9,887) 2,127 21.5 2,616 26.5 2,178 22.0 614 6.2 695 7.0 177 1.8 556 5.6 261 2.6 514 5.2
Man. (n=1,832) 1,826 99.7 1,681 91.8 1,516 82.8 259 14.1 43 2.3 147 8.0 70 3.8 0 0.0 247 13.5
Sask. (n=716) 656 91.6 518 72.3 469 65.5 168 23.5 54 7.5 41 5.7 42 5.9 7 1.0 26 3.6
Alta. (n=10,045) 9,530 94.9 8,580 85.4 8,066 80.3 4,234 42.2 1,495 14.9 402 4.0 404 4.0 20 0.2 810 8.1
B.C. (n=1,147) 781 68.1 739 64.4 564 49.2 211 18.4 29 2.5 64 5.6 55 4.8 1 0.1 41 3.6
Y.T. (n=119) 111 93.3 107 89.9 88 73.9 42 35.3 4 3.4 10 8.4 9 7.6 1 0.8 0 0.0
N.W.T. (n=115) 108 93.9 92 80.0 73 63.5 6 5.2 4 3.5 4 3.5 13 11.3 0 0.0 15 13.0
All sites (n=27,254) 18,369 67.4 17,516 64.3 16,007 58.7 6,608 24.2 1 2,470 9.1 1,000 3.7 1,525 5.6 321 1.2 1,795 6.6

Numbers do not add up to totals, since more than one issue may be dealt with in an order.
1 This includes cases in which spousal support was considered, but no subsequent spousal support order was made.
Source of data: Survey of Child Support Awards; January 31, 2002 version.

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