COVID-19 and the future of travel insurance: what to consider before booking your next trip

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August 11, 2020
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On March 13, 2020, the Government of Canada imposed a global travel advisory on all non-essential travel abroad to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. While international and inter-provincial borders closed almost immediately, lockdown restrictions are now beginning to ease and some of these borders are opening. Canadians can now travel to Quebec, Ontario,… Read more »

Staying Safe on the Water: Tips to Avoid Boating Accidents

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July 14, 2020
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It is that time of year that we all look forward to and, this year, probably more than ever, after months of restricted activity during the pandemic. Thankfully it has started off to be a gloriously sunny summer and as we make our way through Ottawa, we see its residents soaking up and enjoying the… Read more »

COVID-19 Has Delayed My Surgery – What Now?

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May 13, 2020
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To prepare and respond to COVID-19, hospitals are pushing back elective surgeries. Pre-COVID-19, the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa did 30-40 elective surgeries every day. Now, the hospital does 2-5 elective surgeries. Many people, especially cancer patients, are worried about how these delays will affect their health. What is an elective surgery? An elective surgery… Read more »

FLA Claims Cannot Be Brought After the Limitation Period…Or Can They?

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January 22, 2020
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Nelligan Law gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Grace Tran, Student-at-Law in writing this article. Accidents can completely change one’s life. But they can also change your loved ones’ lives. The Family Law Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3 (“FLA”) acknowledges this reality at section 61. FLA s.61 allows spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, parents, and grandparents to… Read more »

Get Out of Town! What to consider when purchasing travel insurance, Part 2

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January 20, 2020
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This article was originally published in the October 2019 edition of 55+ Magazine. Check out Part 1 here. Accuracy and precision in completing the application for travel insurance is crucial. Purchasing travel insurance can be a quick process. Many of us complete the application online through a series of clicks on our phone or computer…. Read more »

Get Out of Town! What to consider when purchasing travel insurance, Part 1

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January 17, 2020
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This article was originally published in the October 2019 edition of 55+ Magazine. Find Part 2 of this article here! Whether you are a snowbird travelling down south for the winter, crossing the border to shop, hopping the pond to spend a week in Europe or making the long flight to Asia or Australia, obtaining… Read more »

Family sues provincial government for alleged inappropriate care of inmate

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January 14, 2020
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Samantha Piercey died alone in her cell on May 26, 2018 while held in remand at the Newfoundland and Labrador Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville. She was 28 years old at the time of her death and left behind two children. Samantha’s mother Lisa Piercey has searched tirelessly for answers to explain her daughter’s… Read more »

6 Steps To Follow After A Motor Vehicle Accident

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September 10, 2019
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Motor vehicle accidents can be stressful and sometimes traumatic events. You will likely be shaken or in shock, and possibly injured. They can occur so quickly, you may not fully understand what actually happened, or even the extent of your injuries. You may wonder: what do I do now? Here is a list of 6 steps you should follow if you are involved in an car accident.