9 Tips for Using Social Media During a Separation

By Jennifer Kingdon, BA/B.Ed, MDiv. Marriage and Family Counseling, Kingdon and Associates

male on social media Social media has become an integral part of our lives. We use it to connect with friends and family. We post about our hobbies, our politics, our daily interactions and we celebrate successes and commiserate over losses. But if you are about to go through a separation or divorce, it’s time to think about your … Continued

Pedestrian Accidents in Scarborough: A Disturbing Trend

pedestrians walking across the street Recently, a study commissioned by the City of Toronto identified numerous reasons for this increase in traffic casualties across the city. Boulevards have deteriorated to such a degree that they require full reconstruction. There is a lack of pedestrian crossings and medians to allow safe passage across roadways, and dedicated cycling lanes are fraught with … Continued

Six Reasons Why More Pedestrians Are Being Killed on Toronto Streets

caution sign for pedestrian crossing Police Dept. keeps records of all pedestrian collisions with motorists. The Ontario Highway Traffic Act makes it mandatory that any motorist who is involved in an accident with a pedestrian must call the police. When the police attend the accident scene they prepare an accident report. The particulars are categorized and certain conclusions are reached. … Continued

Legal Victory for Cyclist is a Victory for Us All!

two cyclists on a bike trail Recently, the Ontario’s highest court upheld a verdict against the Corporation of the Town of Fort Erie for maintaining an unsafe bike trail. In this case, a cyclist was injured when her front wheel struck a post-hole (the post had previously been removed). There was no warning or signage to alert cyclists that a post … Continued

Five Ways to Improve Your Kids’ Bike Safety

child riding a bike with helmet Bicycle safety tips that every parent should know With the warm weather upon us and the snow-covered streets a distant memory, one of the rites of spring is children dusting off their bicycles and riding off to school. From a parent’s perspective, you always need to make sure your child rides safely. Children account for 29% … Continued