There is a provision in the Criminal Code relating to the
provision by the husband which is in force in all the
Section 210 and 215 makes the husband criminally
responsible for omitting, without lawful excuse, to provide
necessaries for his wife, if the death of the latter is
caused, or if her life is endangered or health is or likely
to be permanently injured by such omission.
Alberta and Saskatchewan (30)
Chap 29, C.O. 1905.
The Supreme Court of the North-West Territories shall
have jurisdiction to grant alimony to any wife who would be
entitled to alimony by the law of England to divorce and to
alimony as incident thereto, or to any wife whose husband
lives separate from her without sufficient cause and under
circumstances which would entitle her by the law of England
to the restitution of conjugal rights, and alimony when
granted shall continue until the further order of the court.