News Archives for ‘Firm Events’

Giving Fund 2020: Home Again Benefit Concert

Each year, Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers takes the opportunity to show their support and gratitude to the local community by giving back in some way. This year our team chose to show our support in sponsoring the Lindsay Academy Theatre’s Home Again benefit concert.

As with many arts and culture organizations, COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the future viability of the city’s performance hub, having left the building dark since mid-March.

With hopes of reopening slowly and with severely limited operational capacity in the spring, more than a year will have passed since closing its doors to … more »

Russell Alexander Sponsors Local Holiday Decorating Contest, Light Up Lindsay, To Help Spread the Christmas Cheer

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is a proud sponsor of Light Up Lindsay. This program encourages residents in the town of Lindsay to get festive and deck out their homes or businesses with the best holiday decor.

There are three different categories to enter for the holiday decorations; ‘The Original Christmas Story’, ‘Seasonal Decorations’, and ‘Business Christmas Decorating’. In addition to ultimate bragging rights, participants have the opportunity to win up to $1000 in each category.

The winners will be announced on Thursday, December 31st at the Drive-Thru Merry & Bright Fireworks celebration at the Lindsay Exhibition.

For Lindsay

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Russell Alexander’s Third Annual Toy Drive a Huge Success

Here at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, we held our third annual holiday toy drive through December 10, but virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This year, the toy drive supported Simcoe Hall Settlement House in Oshawa, a nonprofit started in 1935 that runs a food bank and programs to serve school-aged children and seniors.

Our team pledged to take 50 percent of initial consultation fees booked between November 10 and December 10 and use the funds to purchase toys online.

On December 14, Russ delivered several hundred toys to the Settlement House to help make the holidays … more »

In the news: Russ disusses marriages in Canada impacted due to the pandemic on Global News Radio

Russell Alexander recently appeared on Global News Radio to discuss the impact the pandemic has had on marriages in Canada, what options are available right now and what recommendations he has for couples to achieve a successful divorce.

Mr. Alexander discussed the possible factors contributing to the spike in divorces in Ontario and how couple’s can manage the added tension quarantine can create. Mr. Alexander highlights how, as routines are being turned completely upside down, underlying stress that may have previously existed in a relationship is now bubbling to the top as a result of social isolation. If the strain … more »

Russell Alexander on CTV: Keeping your family intact

Russell Alexander recently appeared on CTV News to discuss how the coronavirus is impacting families across Canada and what you can do to keep your family intact.

Mr. Alexander explained how the quarantine has put extra strain on relationships, many of which may have had underlying tensions that the pandemic has brought to a head.  In his recent articles, Mr. Alexander provides families with tips and tricks for keeping relationships intact during the pandemic such as maintaining your routine as best as possible, making time for you and your spouse, and making alone time for yourself.

It is important to … more »

Russell Alexander Appeared on CJBK: Here’s What Families Can Do Amidst COVID-19

Divorce and separation are some of the most difficult times for families, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, the process has become much more complicated. Many Canadian families are subject to additional stressors due to health protocols. Russell Alexander has a few tips for families going through this difficult time:

  1. Take time apart: With quarantine and social distancing measures in place, many couples are spending an abnormal amount of time together. It is important for each person to maintain their independence in a relationship, therefore couples should set some time each day where they can each be alone. This can be
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Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm ‘Save a Slice’ Initiative Delivers Pizzas to First Responders For Fourth Week in a Row

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Notable Ontario family lawyer Russell Alexander and his legal team have arranged for 50 pizzas to be sent to Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, April 29, as part of its new “Save a Slice” initiative, now in its fourth week, to help health care workers and restaurant employees on the front lines of the coronavirus.

“With this pandemic now in its second month, we are appreciative of all the hard work that our nurses, doctors and other medical professionals on the front line are doing every day,” said Alexander. “We hope these pizzas will remind them of everyone … more »

Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm Sends Pizzas to Toronto General Hospital

Divorce firm’s ‘Save a Slice’ effort is now in its third week of helping health care workers

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers sent 50 pizzas to Toronto General Hospital over the weekend as part of its new “Save a Slice” initiative to help health care workers and restaurant employees on the frontlines of the coronavirus.

“We’ve gotten tremendous feedback from ‘Save a Slice’ initiative,” said Russell Alexander, founder of the firm. “We’re glad that we’ve found a way to help keep restaurants in business while recognizing the health-care workers on the front lines of this pandemic.”

The Lindsay, Ontario … more »

Russell Alexander Sends Pizzas to Lakeridge Health Oshawa to Recognize First Responders

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers sent 50 pizzas to the Emergency Department at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

As part of its “Save a Slice” initiative, the pizzas were sent from local Brothers Ristorante in
three deliveries to Lakeridge Health Oshawa to ensure that each shift gets some food. As part of
its inaugural event last Saturday, April 4, the firm ordered 50 pizzas from Lindsay, Ontario
Italian restaurant Pane Vino to the emergency room of Ross Memorial.

“Health care workers are working hard to save the lives of so many of the infected, while
restaurant workers … more »

Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm Gives Back to First Responders, Restaurant Employees with New Food Initiative

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers has started a new weekly program to help two groups struggling during the coronavirus pandemic: first responders and restaurant workers.

With its “Save a Slice” initiative, an effort to provide food for first responders, the Ontario family law firm is buying pizza from local eateries and sending it to health care professionals on the front lines of the response.

For its inaugural event today, April 4, the firm ordered 50 pizzas from Lindsay, Ontario Italian restaurant Pane Vino to be delivered to the emergency room of Ross Memorial, a local hospital, to feed … more »