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Estate Planning Information Session

April 11 at 7:00 P.M. Grunthal New Horizon Centre The Grunthal Menno Home invites all residents of Grunthal, to attend an Estate Planning Information Session being held at the Grunthal New Horizon Centre on April 11 at 7:00 P.M. Associate Lawyer, Cassandra Bueckert, of Smith Neufeld Jodoin Law will be discussing the following topics: Please join us for a community information session open to all… Read More »

New Rules for Operating a Short-Term Rental in Winnipeg

Operating a short-term rental in Winnipeg will require a licence as of April 1, 2024. This will apply to rentals such as Airbnb, Vrbo, or bed and breakfasts, and it applies to rentals being operated out of the primary place of residence and any non-primary properties.  In following the footsteps of other major cities that regulate the short-term rental industry, the goal is to provide… Read More »

UPDATE: What You Need to Know About the 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 »

Underused Housing Tax: The Impact on Some Residential Property Owners

Canada Revenue Agency extended the deadline for filing the 2022 Underused Housing Tax Return until April 30, 2024. This extension means that all penalties and interest will be waived so long as the return is filed by April 30, 2024. This also means that both the 2022 and 2023 Underused Housing Tax Returns need to be filed by the same deadline. The Underused Housing Tax… Read More »


By: Grant M. Driedger When making a Will or Power of Attorney one has to pay careful attention to ensure that the executor or attorney to be appointed can get the job done.  Skills, reliability and trustworthiness are primary criteria in every case. In some instances, consideration should be given if a potential candidate someone is, or may be at risk of becoming, bankrupt. Appointment… Read More »

Real Estate Legal Assistant

SNJ is searching for a full time, experienced legal assistant in our real estate department. The successful candidate will work primarily in the area of residential real estate conveyancing; understanding offers to purchase, preparing and completing documents, dealing with closing conditions, registering document at The Property Registry, and doing reports. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong client service and organization… Read More »