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Patricia Lane – 2013 Isabel Ross (MacLean) Hunt Award Recipient

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on January 27, 2014

Patricia Lane

Taylor McCaffrey LLP congratulates Patricia Lane, Managing Partner, and leader in family law, as the recipient of the 2013 MBA Isabel Ross (MacLean) Hunt Award.

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Surrogacy, Egg Donation, Sperm Donation and Fertility Law

By Robynne Kazina on January 7, 2014

There is no doubt that Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) is a ‘hot topic’ in Canadian Law.  As AHR becomes increasingly commonplace across the country, case law is ever-expanding and select Canadian jurisdictions have made legislative changes to reflect the evolving…

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Farm Protection In Manitoba – Safe Harbour Or A Trap For The Unwary?

By David R.M. Jackson on April 18, 2013

This paper originally presented at the Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Conference, January, 2003. It has since been updated and revised for the 2011 Pitblado Lectures.

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“Dear Madams, Attention John Smith” : The Business Case for Gender Inclusive Language

By Patricia Lane on April 3, 2013

The business case for gender neutral language is simple. Proper gender inclusive language does not offend anyone. With gender exclusive language you run the risk of offending someone by the language being perceived as sexist.

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Building Community

By Patricia Lane on April 3, 2013

I love the energy of the Women Lawyers Forum. I love the vibrancy of the sharing of ideas and resources. It makes it that much easier for us to create a more welcoming profession, and equitable community. I love the…

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Slim (But Useful) Pickin’s From The Prairies

By David R.M. Jackson on October 18, 2012

Prepared for the 8th Annual Pan-Canadian Insolvency and Restructuring Conference – October 12, 2012 – Halifax, NS

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