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Responsibilities and Liabilities of Directors in Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on April 8, 2019

What follows are highlights of the more important duties, responsibilities and liabilities imposed on directors of a privately-held, for profit corporation incorporated pursuant to The Corporations Act of Manitoba (the “MCA”) under the provincial and federal laws applicable in Manitoba. …

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Agreement that Salary Includes 100 Hours of Overtime per Year Breaches Employment Standards Legislation

By Peter Mueller on February 19, 2019

In WAPSO, IFPTE Local 188 v. The City of Winnipeg (unreported) (“WAPSO v. Winnipeg”), the arbitrator hearing a grievance commenced by the union was tasked with deciding whether the overtime provisions contained in a collective agreement were in breach of…

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Be Careful of Taking “Any Action” Against a Farmer*

By David R.M. Jackson on January 31, 2019

Farm protection legislation dictates creditor enforcement action in the agricultural sector. Separate and apart from the usual considerations surrounding “reasonably notice” and waiver or expiry of the BIA s. 244 Notice of Intention to Enforce Security, the federal Farm Debt…

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Taylor McCaffrey LLP’s Lawyers to Present and Moderate at the MBA 2019 Mid-Winter Conference

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on January 23, 2019

The MBA 2019 Mid-Winter Conference is the Manitoba Bar Association’s premier event of the year. This year’s event will take place on January 24th and 25th at the Fairmont and Taylor McCaffrey LLP’s Lawyers will be actively participating as speakers…

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Taylor McCaffrey LLP Sponsors Future Leaders of Manitoba

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on January 22, 2019

Taylor McCaffrey LLP is pleased to be sponsoring the 2019 Future Leaders of Manitoba Event & Awards on January 24th at the Fort Garry Hotel. The Future Leaders of Manitoba is a group of young professional Manitobans, who believe that the…

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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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