Monday, November 18, 2019

Calvin Barry Proudly Supports the Elpida Autism Foundation


Calvin Barry was proud to support the Elpida Autism Foundation last friday with almost $9,000 in donations.
Elpida Autism Foundation (Elpida Gala) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that was established in 2014. To date it has raised over $550,000 to benefit those impacted by autism.
Their goal as a foundation is to continue to increase autism awareness and acceptance, provide monetary support for research and development, and to provide much needed support for programs that help young people living on the spectrum an opportunity to discover what they do best in order to live a fulfilled life.
Elpida’s ultimate goal is a short term respite care facility and long term sustainable housing establishment.
To learn more or to donate to this worthy cause, please visit: https://www.elpidaautism.com/

Calvin Barry Was Proud To Support Victim Services Toronto at the Chief’s Gala


Calvin Barry was proud to pledge $9,000 in donations at the Chief of Police’s Gala at the Beanfield Centre on Thursday, November 14th.
The Chief’s Gala is a yearly event hosted by Chief Mark Saunders in support of Victim Services Toronto. It is a celebration that highlights a highly valued volunteer organization that is respected and essential not only to victims, but also to police officers at the scene of crimes and sudden tragedies.
The Chief’s Gala is a high profile event that takes place yearly in the month of November. Over 1,300 guests attend including police chefs and senior police leaders from across the province, members from all levels of government, and members from the business community. Since 2008, over $2.7 million has been raised at the Chief’s Gala.
Victim Services Toronto provides immediate on-site crisis, trauma, safety and support services to victims of crime and sudden tragedy. This agency works closely, and in partnership with, the Toronto Police and depends on community support and donations in order to provide essential victim assistance programs to the City of Toronto.
To learn more or to donate, please visit: http://www.chiefsgala.com/ or http://victimservicestoronto.com/

Friday, November 1, 2019

Calvin Barry Was Proud to Support a Great Cause in Right to Play


On Tuesday, October 17th, Calvin joined an outstanding group of heroes to help create a better world for children and youth living in some of the most difficult and dangerous places on earth.
The Heroes Gala raised over $2.6M in critical funds to help children rise above adversity using the power of play.
Right To Play is a global organization that attempts to teach children in need with educational games. It was founded in 2000 by Olympic gold medallist Johann Olav Koss. Right To Play’s programs are facilitated by more than 14,900 local volunteer coaches and more than 620 international staff.
Working in both the humanitarian and development context, Right To Play builds local capacity by training community leaders as coaches to deliver its programs in 18 countries affected by war, poverty, and disease in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national offices in Canada, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The national offices raise funds, build awareness for Right To Play programs and advocate for play based learning.
To dontate to Right to Play, please visit: https://righttoplay.ca/

Monday, July 8, 2019

Calvin Barry Fundraiser for the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre a Huge Success


At Calvin Barry Professional Corporation Criminal Lawyers, we’re very proud of the work that Calvin and his wife Sophie have done towards raising money for the Thunder Bay RHSC over the years.
This years fundraiser, which took place July 5th at the Courthouse Hotel raised a total of $8,035, which will go towards purchasing much needed specialized urology equipment needed in the operating room. Calvin and Sophie were generous enough to cover all the expenses for the event, so the full amount raised can go directly to purchasing the equipment. It was a night of fun, laughter, live music, food and drinks, with special guest Dr. Hazem Elmansy.
For more information on the Thunder Bay RHSC and for information on how to donate, please visit: http://tbrhsc.net/
For more information on the needs for better urology equipment in Northern Ontario, visit: https://www.healthsciencesfoundation.ca/july-3-2019-1

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Throwback Thursday: Calvin Barry Represents the 'Chinese Warren Buffet'




With convicted fraudster Weizhen Tang in the news this week, as the OSC watchdog warned investors to stay away from him after he served 6 years in prison for fraud, we look back to 2009 when Calvin Barry represented Tang.

https://www.thestar.com/business/2009/06/11/chinese_warren_buffett_facing_charges_of_fraud.html

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/accused-ponzi-schemer-is-broke-lawyer-says-1.473842

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Choose a DUI Lawyer Wisely to Find Your Best Ally




A DUI charge is a serious offence with equally serious consequences. It is best to make sure that you find the right legal representation for you to safeguard your chances of keeping your life intact after a DUI charge. But with everything else going on, how do you choose a DUI lawyer wisely?

The right DUI lawyer for you is not just your legal representative. Your DUI attorney is your ally who will advocate for your rights and help you get your life back. Below are some qualities that you should look into before hiring a DUI attorney.

Great Communication Skills

Your lawyer should be able to explain how the law works to you without you having to search for the meaning of certain words. If your lawyer can explain the law to you, then he or she can also present facts in court in an eloquent and understandable manner.

Extensive Knowledge of the Laws and Regulations Concerning DUI Charges

As your legal representative, your drinking and driving lawyer should be someone who knows the ins and outs of handling cases like yours. You need someone who is updated with the latest developments in the law so that your attorney can devise the right defence for your DUI charge.

Good Reputation

The last thing you need is a lawyer who does not have a good track record. By going for someone with a positive reputation, you can have better assurance that your case will be handled properly.

Excellent Rapport

Your lawyer should be able to make you feel at ease. He or she should gain your trust and must be able to relate well with you as well as other people.
Remember that the outcome of your DUI charge can drastically alter your life. It is in your best interest to hire a DUI lawyer that has a solid reputation and is someone that will be your best ally to win your case. Contact Calvin Barry if you need a DUI lawyer in Toronto!