Flood Insurance Law
Mar31

Flood Insurance Law

Everyone remembers the epic rainstorm of July 2013. A storm that shut the city down for hours and caused havoc on the roads, emergency recovery efforts on GO trains, and 1000s of flooded basements across southern Ontario. As climate change intensifies our weather systems, we can continue to expect more intense rainstorms that occur more frequently.  It could be more important than ever to carry flood insurance on your home or...

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Snowmobile Accident
Jan20

Snowmobile Accident

Snowmobiling in Ontario is a big business. There are currently over 30,000 km of snowmobile trails in Ontario alone. In 2013 OFSC (Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs) was able to sell close to 42,000 early trail permits with thousands more sold during the rest of the season. The trails are all professionally groomed, staked, patrolled, and even properly marked with signage. Even with all this preparation accidents occur fairly...

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Snow Storms and Sidewalk Slip Injury
Nov20

Snow Storms and Sidewalk Slip Injury

What is your responsibility when it comes to clearing the sidewalk in front of your home? This very much depends on where you live. Ontario municipalities all have different bylaws that dictate whether it is the cities responsibility or the homeowners. If you’re living in Hamilton, Kitchener, Windsor, or maybe Waterloo the responsibility is on the home or business owner. Your section of sidewalk should be cleared within 12 hours of...

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