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Diana King Has been Appointed Honorary Consul for Norway in Winnipeg

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on December 6, 2018

Diana King, an associate with Taylor McCaffrey LLP has been appointed by Norway as the new Honorary Consul in Winnipeg where she practices primarily in the areas of Wills and Estates, Corporate/Commercial Law, Real Estate and Municipal Law. Prior to embarking…

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Lawrence I. Pinsky Invited by the Human Rights and Justice Committee of Parliament to Address Bill C-78

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on November 20, 2018

Lawrence I. Pinsky was invited by the Human Rights and Justice Committee of Parliament to address Bill C-78 at the Human Rights and Justice Committee on November 21, 2018. He will be speaking about an Act to amend the Divorce…

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Taylor McCaffrey LLP partner Robynne Kazina receives prestigious Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on November 13, 2018

Taylor McCaffrey LLP is pleased to announce that partner Robynne Kazina received a 2018 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers under 40 award. Robynne accepted her award at the gala dinner at the Fairmount Royal York Hotel in Toronto on November…

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Kyle Dear Appointed as a Bencher of The Law Society of Manitoba

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on November 12, 2018

On November 1, 2018, Kyle Dear, Partner, Taylor McCaffrey LLP was appointed as a Bencher of The Law Society of Manitoba to fill an elected vacancy.  Kyle practices primarily in the areas of commercial, construction and insurance litigation, and has…

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Stocks, Lies and No Videotape (But a Great Story for a Movie)

By Jeff Palamar on November 5, 2018

The Manitoba Court of Appeal recently issued its decision In Warkentin v BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. et al, 2018 MBCA 22, where an investment advisor who had been dismissed from his employment, without cause, accused his former employer and its…

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Important Changes to Pipeda Requirements: Privacy Breaches, Recording Keeping and Reporting Requirements

By Nicole Merrick on October 25, 2018

A friendly reminder… As you are likely already aware, as of November 1, 2018, any organization that is subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of Canada (“PIPEDA”) will now have additional obligations in the event that…

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Jamie Jurczak Spoke to CTV News About Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on October 19, 2018

Taylor McCaffrey LLP lawyer partner, Jamie Jurczak, who is experienced in all facets of management-side labour and employment law, and an experienced civil litigator, spoke to CTV News about cannabis impairment in the workplace. To watch CTV News Winnipeg full interview click…

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Today is the day! Is your workplace ready for cannabis legalization?

By Jamie Jurczak on October 17, 2018

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It’s October 17, 2018, and it’s official – recreational cannabis is now legal in Canada. Under the Federal Cannabis Act, Canadians who are 18 years of age or older are now permitted to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis,…

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Robynne Kazina Speaks to Winnipeg Free Press On the Subject of Funding Urged For Child Custody Assessments

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on October 16, 2018

Taylor McCaffrey LLP lawyer partner, Robynne Kazina, who specializes in all family law matters including complex financial and property issues, support, and custody speaks to Winnipeg Free Press on the subject of funding urged for child custody assessments. Robynne talks about the…

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G. Patrick S. Riley Retiring After a Distinguished Legal Career

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on October 15, 2018

After 33 years with the firm and 41 years since his Call to the Bar, Patrick Riley, partner at Taylor McCaffrey LLP, has hung up his robes and is retiring.  He looks forward to spending more time with his family,…

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