Ontario Taking Steps to Protect Survivors of Sexual Violence

Ontario Taking Steps to Protect Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Ontario government passed the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (aka Bill 132) in March of this year as part of its sexual violence action plan called "It's Never Okay." The new act brings in wide-ranging reforms to reduce sexual violence, and to protect and empower survivors. Learn about the reforms that have happened already, and find out what changes are still to come when the final provisions of this important legislation come into force.

HBIA 5K by the Bay

HBIA 5K by the Bay

Laura Hillyer of Martin & Hillyer Associates took part in the 11th annual Hamilton Brain Injury Association (HBIA) 5K by the Bay. Laura joined survivors of acquired brain injuries and their family and friends along with other members of the community to raise money and awareness.

Martin & Hillyer Associates Had Fun Supporting the Sound of Music Festival’s Streetfest 2016

Martin & Hillyer Associates Had Fun Supporting the Sound of Music Festival’s Streetfest 2016

Any Burlington resident will tell you that the Sound of Music Festival is something we look forward to all year long. At the Sound of Music you can enjoy lots of food, live musical performances, sidewalk sales, warm patios (this year was very sunny) and many unique vendors. Martin & Hillyer Associates were proud co-sponsors of the Sound of Music Festival’s Streetfest.

Laura Hillyer Discusses Auto Insurance Cutbacks on CHML

Laura Hillyer Discusses Auto Insurance Cutbacks on CHML

A change in legislation that happened on June 1st has drastically cut the insurance coverage available to you, including cutting coverage for catastrophic injuries in half. Before this change in legislation, people who suffer the most serious injuries in car accidents had access to up to $2 million in coverage for their medical, rehabilitation and attendant care needs.

Cindy Lawrence presented with Safety Award for her work with Halton Children’s Safety Village

Laura Hillyer, OTLA Director; Cindy Lawrence, Halton Regional Police Service

The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) recently honoured Cindy Lawrence, Halton Regional Police Service with a Safety Leadership Award for her work with the Halton Regional Police Service Children’s Safety Village. The Halton Regional Police Service Children’s Safety Village is a miniature town with buildings, sidewalks, roads and traffic signals.

Martin & Hillyer Associates 21st Annual Charity Bowl-a-thon

Martin & Hillyer Associates 21st Annual Charity Bowl-a-thon

At Martin & Hillyer Associates we are delighted to announce our partnership with Nelson Youth Centres – Burlington for our 2015 Bowl-A-Thon. We will donate all proceeds raised by this event to bowlathon 2 Nelson Youth Centres- Burlington. The Centre is an accredited children’s mental health centre that provides a rich array of therapeutic group programs for children and youth and parent support services to support the emotional and social well-being of children and youth while strengthening families in the community.

BE UBER AWARE!

BE UBER AWARE!

Uber is once again making the news due to concerns about proper insurance coverage – both for Uber operators AND Uber passengers. New facts uncovered by BuzzFeed focus on a California investigation, but may cause Ontario Uber users to question the company’s commitment to ensuring both its operators and passengers are adequately covered by insurance.

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