News and Events

News and Events

OPP: Distracted Driving to Blame for 39 Deaths So Far This Year

How much of a problem is distracted driving on the roads of Ontario? A big one. According to this report from City News, two more fatal crashes resulted from distracted driving over the Labour Day weekend. Police charged over 10,000 people for the offense during the same period:

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Police Launch Back-To-School Safety Blitz

September 2, 2014: Toronto police are launching a road safety blitz this week as children return to the classroom:

The "Back to School, Back to Basics – Remember Road Safety" campaign aims to educate drivers, parents and students with back-to-school road safety tips. Police and parking enforcement officials will also be targeting unsafe drivers in school zones during the two-week campaign, which runs until Friday, Sep. 12.

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Woman Spared Deportation, Can Remain In Canada

August 22, 2014: The Toronto Star reports that the live-in nanny who was facing deportation has now been told she can remain in the country:

Lilia Ordinario Joaquin was packing her bags early Wednesday evening, preparing for deportation back to the Philippines on Friday, when the phone rang.

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Two Pedestrians Struck And Killed In Toronto Accidents

August 18, 2014: Two people have been struck and killed in separate pedestrian accidents in Toronto:

Two pedestrians have died after being struck by vehicles in separate incidents in Toronto overnight.

A man in his 60s was walking on the sidewalk on Queen Street East near Parliament Street, when an approaching vehicle mounted the curb and struck him at approximately 1:30 a.m.

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Pace Law Firm BBQ Raises $6000 for Collingwood Hospital

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Pace Law Firm hosted a BBQ in Collingwood to raise money for the Collingwood G&M Hospital Foundation. On offer were Loonie Hot Dogs and Toonie Burgers. We're proud to report that we raised $6000 for the foundation. It was a great day, with beautiful weather and generous people in attendance.

Thanks to the staff for making it happen, and thanks to the people who came out in support of a great cause.

See more pics from the event here.

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Pace lawyer Albert Conforzi Included in the Lexpert Directory

Albert Conforzi Listed in the Lexpert Legal Expert Directory

We are pleased to announce that Pace lawyer Albert Conforzi has been included in the Lexpert directory as a leader in his field.

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50 Occupations for Express Entry Visa

The CBC highlights the express entry visa here, along with the 50 occupations that the government is looking to fill. They will process 1000 applications out of the occupations below.

Contact us if you wish to submit an application.

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Express Entry Visa For Foreign Workers to Begin in 2015

From the CBC, more news about the impending Express Entry visa:

The federal government is addressing one of the main criticisms of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program through a new immigration system it plans to launch in 2015.

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New Long-Term Study Looks at Head and Brain Injury

Due to a number of lawsuits involving high profile sports leagues, including the NFL and NHL, head injury research is becoming a regular feature in the news. Now, the Toronto Star reports on a new study that is taking this research to a whole new level:

It’s not every day that someone asks me to lend my brain to science and offers me a lumbar puncture to extract spinal fluid for research.

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Campaign Seeks to End Distracted Driving

June 3, 2014: The CBC highlights a new campaign called #PracticeSafeText which seeks to stop distracted driving:

Sending a text message while behind the wheel and other forms of distracted driving can be devastating to families, a group of Ontario teens heard Monday as part of a new national awareness campaign called #PracticeSafeText.

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