Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD): The Different Types and How Their Classifications Will Affect Your Access To Treatment After A Car Accident

What is the Diagnostic Treatment Protocols Regulation (DTPR)?

The Diagnostic Treatment Protocols were put into place to help people injured in car accidents gain quicker and easier access to treatment. Before these regulations were introduced, insurance companies were not required to allow direct billing for individuals seeking treatment for their injuries. Instead, if you were injured in a car accident, you would have to pay out of pocket for your treatments, and later seek to be reimbursed by your insurance company. Continue Reading

6 Interesting Changes that may be coming to Pardons

Introduction

A pardon is issued by the government and can mask a criminal record from those who try to access it. With a pardon, people with criminal records and who lead law-abiding lives can more easily access housing, employment, volunteer opportunities and education. Recently, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, introduced Bill C-31: An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act and Make consequential amendments to other Acts. The intention behind the proposed amendments is to reduce obstacles for people with criminal records to apply for pardons while maintaining public safety. Continue Reading