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21/12/20

Holiday Events – now known as “Social Gatherings”

It’s December and the temperatures have dipped however that’s the only familiarity I have with this year’s holiday season. My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas from a religious perspective, but we...

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Law Girl Blog: Halloween

28/10/20

I have grown to enjoy Halloween more as an adult than I did as a child. Usually, Halloween falling on a weekend like this year would mean even more fun and excitement for everyone. I love watching my kids’ faces...

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The Effects of Cyberbullying on Children

13/03/20

Social media platforms and the internet as a whole can be a dangerous place for children. Probably the first thing that comes to mind is protecting your children from predators. But sometimes, the predators are actually your child’s peers.  Cyberbullying...

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Bullying Lawsuits in Ontario: Things to Know before You Sue

4/11/19

Filing a claim against a bully can be a challenge. This is especially true considering legislation protecting victims of bullying is still relatively new. Before you move forward with your bullying lawsuit in Ontario, read on to learn more about...

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Halloween Safety

31/10/19

Candy, costumes and celebration, it’s that time of year again – Halloween. But every dose of fun is accompanied by danger in a certain measure. It is therefore vital that children adhere to the following safety tips in order to...

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Back to School: Waivers of Liability

19/09/19

It’s September now and students are returning to school for a brand-new academic year. The rigours of academia come along with fun school field trips and other extracurricular activities. Part and parcel of being involved in such events are permission...

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Cyberbullying ‘Momo Challenge’ a threat to parents—hoax or not

13/03/19

Spreading disinformation, hoaxes, and flat-out lies has proven to be the Achilles’ heel of the internet. It seems anyone can post anything to the internet. It’s “catch me if you can.” Once “out there” and “gone viral,” it cannot be...

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Claims Involving Minors

30/01/19

One of the most difficult areas within personal injury involves claims involving minors.  Injuries arising from daycare or school negligence, playground incidents due to faulty equipment or lack of supervision or any other injuries sustained by children due to the...

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Are Your Children Being Cyberbullied?

4/01/19

Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying which is far worse, is relatively new.  Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour. “Cyberbullying” takes it a step further.  According to the R.C.M.P. website, “Cyberbullying involves the use of communication...

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The Current Law on Liability Waivers in Ontario: Through the Lens of Schnarr v Blue Mountain Resorts Ltd.

30/11/18

The present state of the law as it relates to adult plaintiffs and the enforceability of liability waivers in Ontario, within the context of sports and recreational activities, was made clear in Schnarr v Blue Mountain Resorts Limited[1]. In Schnarr...

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Halloween Should be Spooky not Scary

29/10/18

Halloween is a fun and exciting night for kids and adults, but the fun can end quickly if people don’t do their part to keep the night safe for everyone. Remember these tips to ensure that your children arrive home...

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