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Congratulations to Kyana Brown!

Congratulations to Kyana Brown, legal assistant at SNJ, for being accepted into the City of Winnipeg Police Department as a Cadet. Kyana has worked with us since 2020 and we wish her well as she pursues her career in another area of law.

Congratulations to Taylor A. Antonchuk

Congratulations to Taylor Antonchuk. Ms. Antonchuk is an associate lawyer at SNJ and has been appointed to the executive of the Young Lawyers Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association as a Member at Large. The Young Lawyers’ Section offers advice and assistance to junior members of the Manitoba Bar Association. In particular, the Young Lawyers’ Section provides law students, articling students, and junior lawyers with… Read More »

Rent Guidelines for 2024

Rent Guidelines The rent increase guideline is the amount by which landlords can increase the rent of units without applying to the Residential Tenancies Board. The Manitoba Government will increase the rent guideline by 3% starting January 1, 2024. This means that rent cannot be raised more than 3% in the year of 2024 with the exception of an application to the Residential Tenancies Board.… Read More »

Overtime Employment Standards – Construction Industry

Overtime requirements for construction jobs in the Province of Manitoba are governed either by the Employment Standards Code or The Construction Industry Wages Act (CIWA). For construction jobs that fall outside of CIWA, generally, employers must pay their employees overtime if they exceed 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. However, Averaging Agreements and Averaging Permits allow for employees to work over the standard… Read More »

Congratulations Grant Driedger!

Congratulations to Grant Driedger for receiving the designation of King’s Counsel (K.C.) from the Government of Manitoba. This is an honorary title given to lawyers by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council based on recommendations made by the Attorney General, pursuant to The King’s Counsel Act. The Attorney General makes the recommendations after receiving the advice from an advisory council that includes representatives from the judiciary, the… Read More »