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Hello, thank you for the question.
Here's what I think: the home bought in Canada, but married spouses, in which they lived as a couple, is the matrimonial home. German inheritance laws wouldn't matter because you're not divorcing or dividing property under German law. Where the money came from to buy the home in Canada wouldn't matter.
It's true that I can't comment on the law of another country. There's a category for German Law on this site. If you like, I'll have your question moved to that category so you can speak to an expert there. I suspect that the expert will tell you that once the money is moved to Canada and used to buy the matrimonial home, that Canada's laws apply. The property division laws in Canada apply because you lived in Canada for that period, bought the property in Canada, and separated in Canada.
You ask "under German inheritance law, should I be credited under the Family Law Act..." which is the wrong question. You want to know whether under the Family Law Act you can use German inheritance law to opt out of the provision that the equity of the matrimonial home is equally split.
Does that make sense?