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Welcome Blake Rowswell

Blake grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and now resides in Blumenort. He studied psychology at the University of Manitoba where he received his Bachelor of Science (Maj.) in 2016. Blake then commenced his legal studies at Robson Hall Faculty of Law having completed his Juris Doctor in 2019. He later moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba where he completed his Articling. Blake joined Smith Neufeld Jodoin… Read More »

2023 Rent Guidelines

Rent Guidelines The rent increase guideline is the amount by which landlords can increase the rent of units without applying to the branch. The Manitoba Government has maintained the rent increase guideline at 0% continuing into 2023. There are certain residential units that are exempt from the rent increase guidelines, including: units renting for $1,570 or more a month as of December 31, 2021 and… Read More »

Holiday Hours 2022

It’s that time of year again for twinkling lights, good food, family, friends and last minute year end errands! We understand that legal needs may come at inconvenient times. To help you manage those needs, we’re posting our holiday hours for your convenience!   Friday, December 9, 2022 – OPEN till 4pm Friday, December 23, 2022 – OPEN till 1pm Monday, December 26, 2022 –… Read More »

What You Need to Know About NEW BAN on Residential Purchases for NON-Residents

In June 2022, the Canadian Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act received royal assent. The Act effectively bans the purchase of residential real estate for non-Canadians and imposes a fine to anyone who breaches it as a non-Canadian purchaser or as a person who assists a non-Canadian in purchasing residential real estate. This ban is set to take effect on January… Read More »


We are pleased to have Simon Reimer join SNJ as an Articling Student at Law. Simon obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba with a major in German and a minor in Classical Studies. He graduated with distinction in 2019 and was frequently a Dean’s Honour List student. In 2017/18, Simon studied German and Politics at the Universität Greifswald in Germany… Read More »


We are pleased to have Cassandra Bueckert join SNJ as an Articling Student at Law. Cassie obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology from the University of Manitoba in 2018. In the summer of 2015, she attended the Université Sainte-Anne in Church Point, Nova Scotia earning her a Travel Award for her academic performance. Cassie commenced… Read More »