As part of Hammerberg’s 2017 holiday giving, we have again joined forces with the Rise Women’s Legal Centre to make the Holiday season a little easier for a selection of their clients. Our hard-working team of Hammerberg Elves filled Holiday Hampers with gifts for some of the families, while others received grocery store gift cards to help with Holiday food festivities.
Thank you Rise for all the great work you do throughout the year and for allowing us to work with you to spread some Holiday cheer.
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.