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The New Limitations Act: What you need to know

The Government of Manitoba passed recent legislation that is set to come into force on September 30, 2022 called Bill 51. It accomplishes two things: it repeals The Limitations of Actions Act and replaces it with The Limitations Act. The new legislation makes some significant changes from the old. These changes are critical to understand for lawyers and anyone considering bringing civil claims, as the… Read More »

CHANGES IN TAX RULES MAY LESSEN THE TAX BURDENS ON INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSFERS

By Gemma L. Brown, Partner and Alexandra Philippot, Articling Student-at-Law Bill C-208, which was introduced by Larry Maguire, MP from Brandon-Souris, makes amendments to the Income Tax Act by aiming to lessen the tax burden on intergenerational transfers of small businesses, family farms or fishing corporations. This bill addresses a gap in the Income Tax Act that made it more costly for small business owners… Read More »

Can Someone Who is Tied up in Bankruptcy be Appointed as an Executor or Power of Attorney?

When writing up a Will or Power of Attorney one needs to be careful that the person(s) being appointed are trustworthy and capable. There are also potential legal limitations if a person appointed has declared bankruptcy. Appointment of an Undischarged Bankrupt as Executor: The Trustee Act states, at section 9(1) that: The court may make an order appointing a new trustee either in substitution for, or… Read More »

 
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