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Apr 27, 2017

Cycling safely in Toronto

According to the cycling advocacy group, Cycle Toronto, incidents of dooring are on the rise in Toronto. Dooring occurs when a cyclist traveling on...

Apr 26, 2017

Driving safely: have you heard of the zipper method?

Have you heard of the zipper method of merging? According to data collected by two large cities in the U.S., this is the safest and most ...

Apr 26, 2017

Pedestrian safety: Slip and falls on Toronto streets

Despite the mild winter, we have seen an increase in slip and fall accidents this year. It makes sense — the weather is mild, so it rain...

Feb 25, 2017

Toronto researchers rank the treads of winter boots

How are your winter boots on the ice? Are you tired of slipping and sliding whenever there is a layer of ice on the ground? Researchers at Toronto ...

Nov 3, 2016

Pedestrians and cyclists need extra vigilance in Toronto

In light of the recent reports about pedestrian and cyclist deaths on the streets of Toronto, we thought it was a good time to repost our old blog ...

Jul 29, 2016

Meet our immigration consultant, Macdonald Scott, who represents four detainees in Ontario immigration detention centres

Macdonald Scott, Carranza LLP’s immigration consultant, has been busy. He was interviewed on CBC radio three times in one week and arranged a...

Jun 9, 2016

What you need to know about the changes to your insurance benefits

You may have heard that many auto insurance changes came into effect on June 1st, and these changes affect all Ontarians. The changes were said to ...

Apr 19, 2016

Paying for Democracy with Fewer Benefits

by: Juan Carranza Much has been said in the media recently of the alarming yet established practice of politicians accepting political contribution...

Mar 7, 2016

The controversy over using expert witnesses in personal injury cases

A recent Law Times article discusses the recent decision of Bruff-Murphy v. Gunawardena, 2016 and issues that were raised in the case about ci...

Feb 18, 2016

Should the hockey body-checking age be raised to protect young heads and spines?

A recent CBC article discussed the findings of a recent survey of hockey fans and parents who were said to support raising the age when body...

Feb 12, 2016

Auditor General's report details delays for CPP disability payments

A recent CBC article discusses the Auditor General's recent finding that processing times for Canada Pension Plan payments has been taking on...

Jan 12, 2016

Attention drivers and cyclists in Ontario: be careful at that pedestrian crossover!

Did you know that you must allow pedestrians to fully cross the street at crossovers before driving through the crossing? The law, which came into ...

Dec 2, 2015

From tragedy to triumph

The inspiring story of one accident victim’s road to the national sledge hockey team Accident victims and their loved ones know tha...

Nov 17, 2015

Parents beware! The risk of concussion in sports

Enrolling a child in a sport program at school or in the community can be a very rewarding experience for any parent. However with the risk of conc...

Oct 29, 2015

Juan Carranza presents on advocating for the vulnerable in times of austerity at the recent William Osler diversity conference

Carranza LLP was proud to attend, sponsor and participate in William Osler Health System's Diversity Conference last month, entitled Equity, E...

Oct 27, 2015

Halloween safety tips

This Saturday night will see many children on the streets at dusk and after it gets dark. What can we do to make sure they are safe? If you hav...

Oct 14, 2015

Autumn is upon us – tips for outdoor activities and driving

Autumn means several beautiful things, like colourful foliage, delicious turkey, pumpkin pie, hot drinks and nice and comfy sweaters...

Aug 21, 2015

Tips for keeping calm in heavy traffic

One of the most challenging experiences as a driver is having to navigate through heavy traffic. The continuous slowdown can be frustrating and s...

Jul 9, 2015

Pedestrian & Cyclist safety in Toronto

Most people are aware that there seems to have been a spate of pedestrian and cyclist injuries and even deaths recently, such as this recent i...

Jun 9, 2015

Stay safe and have a fun summer

With the school year wrapping up and summer just on the horizon, it's a great time of year to remind ourselves and our children about how to stay s...

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