Hammerco condemns the heinous crimes being committed against the Black community, and mourns with the families of the victims of a system that has been built on racism and injustice.
Remaining silent is not an option. Now is the time to listen, learn and take action.
Here’s what we’re doing as a starting point:
For all of you who have been and are affected by racism, we are here for you. We have a responsibility to use our collective resources, knowledge, and platforms to take part in this important conversation and contribute to deep and meaningful change.
Many businesses have been forced to close, limit their hours, or reduce their capacity. Despite a vaccine, the economic impact will likely continue, particularly in the face of new strains of the virus.
On January 28, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court addressed “inadequacies in current legal responses to internet defamation and harassment” by creating a new tort of internet harassment and cyber bullying.
While the global pandemic has been incredibly disruptive, the Court is embracing these changes and the legal community is using the tools available to move matters through the court system despite challenges.