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Congratulations to Patricia C. Lane on her appointment as Queen’s Counsel

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on June 4, 2019

Taylor McCaffrey LLP is very proud to announce that Patricia C. Lane has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) by the lieutenant-governor in council, based on recommendations made by the minister following consultation with an advisory council. This prestigious title recognizes…

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Taylor McCaffrey LLP is proud to sponsor the Marymound Exclusive 100 Golf Tournament

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on May 27, 2019

Marymound is a unique, leading edge service provider that offers a guiding light and another chance to more than 2,000 young people throughout Manitoba each year. Marymound’s primary mission is with children, youth and families who need support as they…

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Give your car a day off from June 2-8 for the 2019 Commuter Challenge

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on May 27, 2019

The commuter challenge is an annual friendly competition that encourages individuals and workplaces to explore greener transportation. Rideshare with a co-worker,  hop on a city bus, take your bike, walk, run or telecommute and participate in the national 2019 Green…

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Welcome Summer Law Students!

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on May 24, 2019

Taylor McCaffrey LLP would like to welcome new summer students Lauren Vrsnik (left) and Simon Q.K. Garfinkel (right) to the firm.   Lauren is entering her third year of law school at the University of Manitoba. She works with supervising…

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Taylor McCaffrey LLP recognized in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on May 7, 2019

Taylor McCaffrey LLP is pleased to announce that five of our lawyers have been recognized in eight different practice areas in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Each lawyer was selected based on recognition by their peers. These results highlight…

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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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