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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.

Preventing Child & Youth Injuries: The Statistics are Shocking

In 1990, 10% of the 51 million deaths worldwide were due to injury.  It is projected that by 2020, this figure will increase to 8.4 million annually, making injury the greatest single cause of loss of healthy years of human life, especially among children and young adults. According to the World Health Organization’s  2008 World…