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Friday October 9, 2020

Cellphones and distracted driving: “Keep your hands where I can see them”

Authored by: Shafic A. Khouri Authored by: David S.R. Parker Posted in: Personal Injury
The Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act states that “it is an offence for a person to use a hand-held cellular telephone or engage in text messaging on any communications device while operating a vehicle.”

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Monday August 17, 2020

Canada Expands Definition of “Parent” under the Citizenship Act

Authored by: Terrance G. Sheppard Authored by: Scott McGirr Posted in: Family Law Immigration

On July 9th, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco E. L. Mendicino, announced a change in the interpretation of "parent" under the Citizenship Act.

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Wednesday April 1, 2020

PGWP Eligibility and COVID-19

Authored by: Scott McGirr Posted in: COVID-19 Immigration

For university students, the arrival of spring signals the approaching end of the academic year. For students completing their studies, the end of their final semester is usually marked by graduation ceremonies, celebrations, and the start of a post-university life and career.

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Tuesday January 7, 2020

Do you need advance permission to enter the USA?

Authored by: Joshua J. Santimaw Posted in: Immigration

As an immigration lawyer, I receive many telephone calls from people who have bought their plane tickets, got up at a “god awful” time in the morning to get to the airport to fly to the USA, and were turned away at the border.

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