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Cannabis, Youth, and Driving in Ontario: Law & Consequences

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, young drivers need to know the law and consequences of driving with THC in their system. You can also watch my interview with WhatSheSaid at the bottom of this post for more info. Bill C-46, the Cannabis Legalization Bill, took effect on October 17, 2018.  This Bill legalized…

Alison talks Women in Law to AdvocateDaily

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, dedicated to celebrating the contributions and successes of our nation’s women small business owners. However, although Canadians are the most active women entrepreneurs in the world, that’s not yet the case in law. According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), Canada has seen a surge of entrepreneurship in our…

Burrison Law Welcomes Paralegal Darrien Moore to the Team

Darrien grew up in Perth (just outside of Ottawa, Ontario) where she attended high school, and also volunteered, at the Rideau Regional Centre in Smiths Falls. Upon graduation, Darrien relocated to Ottawa where she graduated from Algonquin College and obtained her paralegal license. Despite being a “country girl”, she felt that the big city of Toronto…

Rowan’s Law: Does Your Organization have a Concussion Protocol?

As the fall approaches, parents are busy not only preparing their children to return to school; but also organized sports. Organized sports for children and teens are on the rise and they start for children as young as six years old. As a former athlete, I am aware of all the benefits sports can bring to a child.