November .17 .2016

Childproof Your Living Room

As a parent, you worry endlessly about protecting your kids but you may be overlooking a major problem area. Your living room is a kid hazardous zone. That glass coffee table or that ultra-modern...
November .15 .2016

2016 Slater Vecchio Trial Advocacy Award

Every year since 2012, the Slater Vecchio LLP Trial Advocacy Entrance Award is presented to one deserving UBC law student. This year, we’re delighted to present the award to Charlotte Baigent.
November .9 .2016

Are You a Petextrian?

Like an army of zombies left over from an apocalypse or a cheesy horror flick, you see them everywhere – people walking around, absorbed in their mobile phones. They’re texting or checking social...
November .4 .2016

Running a Marathon with Aimee King

Recently, our own Aimee King did something extraordinary. She jetted off to Chicago and completed her first marathon. Pounding the pavement for 42 kilometers (or 26 miles) isn’t everyone’s idea of a...
November .1 .2016

The Dutch Reach Can Save Lives

Anyone who has ever biked along a row of parked cars has one serious dread – crashing into an opening car door. Getting ‘doored’ is bad news for both the cyclist and the driver. But one simple change...
October .28 .2016

Safety Tricks for Halloween

Halloween is here again. Soon the streets will come alive with ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of colourfully clad critters. Here are a few things to keep your kids safe as they hit the streets in...
October .25 .2016

Avoid Hitting the Moose

Bears, elk, moose, deer – big wildlife is a reality across a country as large and as forested as Canada. Our highways cut across their habitat, resulting in thousands of crashes each year. In fact,...
October .19 .2016

Shake and Quake

If a massive earthquake hit right this minute, what would you do? Panic? Cry? Pray? Those might be your first instincts, but there are three simple things you can do to immediately reduce the risk of...
October .12 .2016

How to Stop a Drunk Driver

It’s happened to almost all of us. You’re out with some friends or colleagues, you've had a drink or two, when suddenly you realize you should not drive. Good for you! But how do you deal with...
October .4 .2016

Bike Safety at Night

With summer behind us, the days ahead are shorter and darker. If you’re a cyclist in the Vancouver area, that means a change of clothing and a change of mindset. While most other Canadians are...

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