Hammerberg Lawyers was a proud Gold Sponsor of the recent annual Strathcona Community Centre Hoop-A-Thon. The event supports the Strathcona Rotary Youth Leadership Program which promotes teamwork, leadership skills, community involvement, education and respect for others. This year, more funds than ever before were raised making possible the award of five well-earned scholarships and bursaries for post-secondary education.
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.