Author Archives: Beverly Ma

Beverly Ma

About Beverly Ma

Beverly joined Slater Vecchio in 2017. She advocates on behalf of clients to ensure fair compensation for injuries, and has represented clients at the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Proposed Regulations to Reduce Risk of Strangulation
New laws on window blind cords Canada
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…
Health Canada’s Proposed Regulations on Playpen Safety
Child Playpen Safety Regulations
Many parents regard playpens as a safe playing environment for their children. Yet playpens can pose a safety risk. Since 1990, Health Canada received 156 reports of incidents associated with playpens and their accessories. These included 10 deaths, 1 serious injury, 31 minor injuries, and 114 incidents without injury. Parents should be mindful of the…