New hope for victims of back pain

New hope for victims of back pain By: Allan Chapnik    It was with much excitement that I read the article in the Toronto Star headlined: Renowned spine surgeon is transforming the way Ontario deals with back pain. It looked at how a world-renowned Canadian surgeon has been at the forefront of a new way to…

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Religious freedom vs. public safety

Religious freedom vs. public safety By: Michelle Arzaga   This winter, Ontario will change the Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Bill 194) to exempt Sikh motorcyclists from the requirement to wear a helmet in order to honour their civil rights and religious expression. Courts across the country have debated whether mandatory helmet laws infringe the Charter…

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If you were a juror, what would you say?

If you were a juror, what would you say? By: Nancy Young   Who is to blame for an accident? The driver? The pedestrian? Could it be both? According to the Negligence Act [NA] the answer is, yes to both. Contributory Negligence is the allocation of a certain percentage of blame the victim has in…

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