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Purchasing or Selling a Cottage

Is your dream to purchase a cottage property or has the dream faded and it is time to sell that cherished family cottage? Whether a purchase or sale, legal advice is important and our lawyers can assist you in the process whether the cottage is in Manitoba or Ontario, on titled or on leased land, either in a Provincial Park or on Indian Land. Cottage… Read More »

Liability in Sports, Who’s at Fault?

As the Province is in the midst of “Jets Fever” one question that we are often faced with is, what happens when someone gets hurt playing organized sports and whose fault is it? The Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba heard a case in 2016 in regards to a referee who was injured in the course of his role as a referee (Henderson v. Canadian,… Read More »

Small Claims Court and You

We all have problems we face, whether personally or in business. Sometimes we’re forced to ask ourselves the question of whether or not our problem means enough to us that we should do something about it. Oftentimes, we don’t do anything because we don’t know where to start or what our options are. One of these options is having your problem resolved in the Small… Read More »

PST Exemption for Business Assets upon Rollover

RST (Retail Sales Tax) and PST (Provincial Sales Tax) are the same thing. Businesses with taxable sales and services are required to register with the Manitoba Taxation Division and collect and remit RST. Generally, RST is applicable on all goods or services unless there is an exemption. One notable exemption is on a rollover of assets between related parties. This means that if you are… Read More »

How Bankruptcy Impacts Estate Planning

When preparing a Will or Power of Attorney you need to make sure that the person(s) chosen to handle the affairs of the estate can get the job done. Skills, reliability and trustworthiness are primary considerations.  Whether someone is or may be at risk of becoming bankrupt is another factor to consider. Appointment of Bankrupt as Executor: Section 9 of Manitoba’s The Trustee Act states… Read More »

Manitoba New Home Warranty Act – Will you be Ready for it?

The Manitoba provincial government has proclaimed the New Home Warranty Act and Regulation to come into force as of January 1, 2020. As a new home buyer, a builder or a lender, you should start to familiarize yourselves with the new rules and requirements, so that you are not caught off guard.  The following is a basic overview of the new regulatory scheme: In most… Read More »

 
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