See the Marriages and Divorces overview on the Library and Archives Canada website.
- 1841 – 1968 Search the Acts of Divorce database on the Library and Archives Canada website.
- 1841 - 1968 A person who wanted a divorce was required to put a notice in the newspaper for a 6-month period before the divorce petition could proceed. Learn more about access to Newspapers.
By Application (1968 - present)
- Due to privacy legislation, only the two parties involved in the divorce have access to their records.
- The forms can be obtained from the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings.