Pace Law Firm is moving to 300 The East Mall, just a short hop away from where our office was located on the West Mall. You will find us there starting Monday, October 27th, 2014.
The address is 300 The East Mall, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON, M9B 6B7.
Distracted driving causes dozens of personal injury accidents in Ontario every year. Usually this involves the use of cell phones or other handheld devices. Now researchers are saying that talking to hands-free infotainment systems can be just as bad, if not worse:
A report from the Toronto Star says that pit bull attacks and dog bites are down since Ontario banned the breed in 2005. In 2004, there were over 160 reported pit bull bites. In 2013, that number dropped to 13.
The issue of breed bans is still wrapped in controversy, however:
Members of the Pace Law Firm team were proud to take part in this year's RBC Run for the Kids. This event raises money for Sunnybrook Hospital's Family Navigation Project:
As many as two million young people in Canada are struggling with a mental health issue, yet only one in five will get the specialized treatment they need. This is largely because families don’t know where to turn to find the right services.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.