There is no doubt that Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) is a ‘hot topic’ in Canadian Law. As AHR becomes increasingly commonplace across the country, case law is ever-expanding and select Canadian jurisdictions have made legislative changes to reflect the evolving reproductive landscape.
A form called Notice to birth father is required to be served on birth fathers in certain adoptions. This applies to private adoptions, de facto adoptions, extended family adoptions, and step parent adoptions. However, the Notice to birth father does not to be served if the birth father is signing consent.