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It’s time to open up the courts

Modelers Were ‘Astronomically Wrong’ in COVID-19 Predictions, Says Leading Epidemiologist—and the World Is Paying the Price

Ioannidis said medical data suggest the fatality risk is far lower than earlier estimates had led policymakers to believe and “is almost 0%” for individuals under 45 years old. The median fatality rate is roughly 0.25 percent, however, because the […]

By |July 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Why hire a criminal lawyer?

Article by Ace Abbey

Being accused or charged with a criminal offense can be one of the most devastating times in your life. This is especially true when you know you are not guilty but not knowledgeable enough of legal procedure to do anything about it. It gets even worse when the lawyer you choose is […]

By |July 3rd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Covid-19 concerns hinder return to court

Comment by Michael Spratt:
Ontario Crowns are seeking an injunction so they don’t have to attend court because of unsafe COVID conditions. Part of the complaint, they don’t get free masks. These are the same crowns who argue that jails are safe enough (note, inmates are not provided masks). Unbelievable

By |June 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Covid-19 and the Criminal Courts

Covid-19 has provided a challenge for all of us. We are continuing to provide consultations by telephone and Zoom. The Courts are scheduled to reopen on July 6, 2020 in a limited capacity and things will be very different. Please contact our office if you have any questions or concerns.

By |June 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New Impaired Driving Laws

There’s been a big change in the Impaired Driving laws recently that include the use of cannabis. Give us a call if you have any questions or comments about the new legislation and we’ll provide a free consultation.
You can reach us at 416-399-1018.

By |August 29th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ride To Conquer Cancer 2019

I’ll be participating in the Ride To Conquer Cancer on June 8 and 9 for the 5th straight year. The ride starts in Toronto and concludes in Niagara Falls. A total of 220 km over a two day period. Help me raise funds by clicking on the link below and making a donation. […]

How much should a lawyer cost?

Legal fees will vary depending on several factors including the complexity of the case and your lawyer’s level of experience. Some lawyers charge by the hour and will bill you at a rate of $100 to $500 an hour, again depending on the number of years of experience and their area of expertise. Some […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Texting and Driving will cost you!

The penalties for texting and driving are about to get more real.
The Ontario government is introducing a new mandatory three-day driver’s licence suspension on a first conviction for distracted driving as of Jan. 1.
And the new minimum fine for a first offence of distracted driving is rising to $615 if settled out of court, up […]

By |December 29th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Legal Cannabis a boon for government

Cannabis store sales total $43M in first two weeks after legalization
By The Canadian Press
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says sales at cannabis stores in the two weeks after legalization totalled $43 million.

The agency started collecting data for in-store and online sales from cannabis retailers as of Oct. 17, when fresh or dried bud, oil, plants […]

By |December 21st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Judge cleared of wrongdoing

A Brampton judge has been cleared of judicial misconduct over his involvement with an advocacy group for Black Canadians. Justice McLeod is a founder of the Federation of Black Canadians, and formerly served as chair of its interim steering committee. He testified at his discipline hearing that his meetings involving federation board members and […]

By |December 21st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments