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April.10.2018
Getting Personal with Nicole Kelly
Back in 2010, Nicole Kelly started with Slater Vecchio as an articled student. She was fresh out of law school and eager to be part of an environment that encouraged learning. Over the years there have been a handful of trials, numerous discoveries and mediations, a wedding, and two babies. Now eight years later, Nicole…
November.2.2017
How to Live with Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain after Car Crash
Chronic pain is all too common after a serious injury. Whether caused by a car accident or a fall on a slippery surface, people who live with chronic pain suffer long after the cuts, bruises, and broken bones have healed. It can last for years or even a lifetime, but there are ways to live…
September.14.2017
Lowering Canada’s Blood-Alcohol Limit?
Reducing Drunk Driving Canada
Drinking and driving remains a serious problem in Canada. Drunk drivers kill nearly 1,500 and injure another 63,000 in crashes each year. The federal government wants to reduce those numbers by lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) permitted under current law. As it stands now, if you have more than 80 milligrams of alcohol…
July.20.2017
Join Us in the BC Wildfire Relief Effort
BC forest fires help
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
Worst intersections in Vancouver
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
Canada 150 lawyers Vancouver
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…
December.28.2016
Childproof Your Kitchen
safer kitchen for kids
Parents have a lot of worries when it comes to home safety for their kids. But there’s one room in the house that provides both nourishment and danger – the kitchen. It’s full of knives, burners, and interesting places for kids to climb around and explore. We continue our series of helpful tips for childproofing…
April.25.2016
Drug Driving Suit
Ford has created a ‘Drug Driving Suit’ that simulates the effect of driving while under the influence of illegal drugs. The suit uses ankle weights, padding, goggles, and headphones to demonstrate the physical effect of driving after taking drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, heroin, MDMA or LSD. It simulates slowed reaction time, distorted vision, hand…