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November 8, 2014

SCI patient able to walk again after breakthrough procedure

According to Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, each week 11 people in the province suffer a new spinal cord injury, and 33,000 people in Ontario are currently living with SCI. Effective surgeries for treating of this kind of devastating injury have historically been elusive, but doctors and scientists con
November 6, 2014

Pedestrian struck and killed by an OC Transpo Bus in Ottawa

On November 3, 2014, Victoria Buchanan, a 25 year old Ottawa resident, was struck by an OC Transpo bus after falling as she ran to catch the bus. Although efforts were made by paramedics to revive Ms. Buchanan...
October 24, 2014

What are the consequences of over-serving a patron?

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has strict rules about serving alcohol to intoxicated bar and restaurant patrons.
October 19, 2014

Minimizing liability while event hosting

Some readers from Ontario may have an interest in event hosting. While such activities can indeed be fun for those involved, it may also be important to take a few precautions to protect oneself from liability in case of an incident.
October 16, 2014

1 injured in 2-vehicle collision

Residents of Ontario may have heard about a two-car accident that transpired nearby in Michigan shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 13.
September 24, 2014

Highway 4 collision in Ontario seriously injures 2

A two-car accident in Wingham sent three people to hospital on Sept. 14. The crash occurred on Highway 4 around 7 p.m., causing the closure of the road overnight while officials investigated and cleared the debris that had spread across the road between the two vehicles.
September 8, 2014

School Bus Safety – 2014-09-08

Children in Ontario headed back to school last week so we thought we would take this opportunity to highlight school bus safety issues.
September 8, 2014

Motorcyclist injured after being rear-ended by vehicle

An Ontario man suffered serious injuries after he was involved in a motorcycle accident on Aug. 22. Police said that the injuries suffered by the others ...
September 8, 2014

Assault by bouncer

Unfortunately, all too often, there are incidents at bars and nightclubs which involve staff (typically bouncers, but not always) assaulting patrons. These establishments (taverns) are subject to very specific rules when it comes to the service of alcohol and the use of force.
August 6, 2014

Accident involving truck injures 7

Ontario Provincial Police say that charges are pending in a two-vehicle accident that sent seven people to hospitals.
July 18, 2014

4 injured in roller coaster derailment

Ontario thrill-seekers might be surprised to read about an amusement park accident that injured four people on July 7 near Los Angeles, California.
June 17, 2014

Cyclist suffers minor injury in hit-and-run

Ontario Provincial Police in Caledon were called to Orangeville on June 14 for a hit-and-run accident between a cyclist walking his bike and a motor vehicle.
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