July.26.2017
Proposed Regulations to Reduce Risk of Strangulation
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On June 16, 2017, the Government of Canada announced its proposal to amend the Corded Window Covering Products Regulations, SOR/2016-172 (the “Regulations”), to include new measures to reduce the risk of child strangulation (the “Proposed Regulations”). Ordinary household objects can cause serious injuries to children. In particular, corded window covers create a risk of child…
July.20.2017
Join Us in the BC Wildfire Relief Effort
The pictures of smoke filled skies and thousands evacuating the wildfires across British Columbia are heartbreaking. Relief is needed in communities throughout the province. We can all help. Our firm is supporting the Canadian Red Cross in British Columbia with a sizable donation to help provide immediate relief, comfort, and shelter to those impacted by…
July.12.2017
Vancouver’s 5 Most Dangerous Intersections
Every intersection presents a potential accident waiting to happen. Left turns, merging off ramps, speeding through a changing light, jaywalking pedestrians – all of these contribute to the problem. If you’re driving around Metro Vancouver, here are the five intersections with the greatest number of crashes between 2011 and 2015. 1 – Brunette Avenue at…
June.29.2017
Celebrating Canada 150
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O Canada! Our big, beautiful, diverse country is turning 150. We're a land of people and stories. Made strong and free by our values and our commitment to each other. That's something to celebrate. Watch our Instagram page over the next few days. We'll be sharing stories from our people and why and what they're…
June.28.2017
What is Distracted Driving?
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According to ICBC, distracted driving was involved in of one in four deaths on BC roads – 78 people die each year because someone wasn’t paying attention to the road. But what is distracted driving? It’s any activity that takes your attention away from the road while you’re operating a vehicle. This includes things like…
May.31.2017
Distracted Driving Laws Stand Supreme Test
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One horrible lesson we’ve learned with the advance of cellular and smartphone technology is that distracted driving kills. But still, people continue to be lured by the bings and rings of their phones. That’s why in 2010, BC implemented a set of new regulations to the Motor Vehicle Act that banned the use of hand-held…