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Me.Linda Hammerschmid

UToo Is no longer just an Irish band. Let's guard against mass hysteria

By Me.Linda Hammerschmid on February 20, 2018

hammerschmid_linda_bw.jpgIt mystifies me every time I read or hear about people, from every walk of life, who do the unthinkable, or even the risky, and believe no one will ever ferret out the truth.
If orange is the new black, and 0 is the new 6, is sexual abuse the newest fad?  No disrespect to anyone who was actually sexually molested, but the flood gate that seems to have been opened in 2017, thanks to men like Harvey Weinstein, appears to have been holding back an ocean of complaints against an ocean of transgressors.
In this day and age of no more privacy given social media, investigative journalists worth their salt, drones, hackers - the list is endless – why does anyone actually think no one else will figure it out, or talk?

Changes they 'r a comin'

By Me.Linda Hammerschmid on November 1, 2015

changes_are_coming.JPGThe powers that be have decided to modify, yet again, the Quebec Civil Code of Procedure [C.C.P.] which will come into effect January 1, 2016.  So it seemed only fitting to let you in on a few of the more important changes and new arrivals in the domain fondly known as Family Law.

You should first be aware that every time a Government changes existing legislation, under the guise of making Justice more accessible and less costly, I shudder. 

The time call on Ottawa for rights protection is now

By Me.Linda Hammerschmid on March 31, 2013

hammerschmid_linda.jpgAs with every type of case heard at the Supreme Court level, our changing social customs, over time, coupled with new appointments at our High Court, usually bring about new judgments on old issues.
As a Canadian citizen, I have reached the end of my patience with the time and money wasted on and by the OQLF.
Last time I checked, (2 weeks ago), the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guaranteed me, and every other Canadian citizen, even those who live in Quebec, the right to use English.

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