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Cannabis Laws in Manitoba 101

Further to the recent article, “Legal Pot and Employee-Employer Relationship”  on October 17, 2018, non-medical cannabis became legal across Canada. However some of the laws and regulations surrounding legalization varies within each province.   The Basics In Manitoba, you must be 19 or older to in order to use, purchase or possess cannabis. Purchases can only be made from a licensed retailer and, unlike some… Read More »

Congratulations!

Congratulations to associate, Mathieu Lafrenière, on his recent wedding. Mathieu and Sabrina tied the knot on December 14th, 2018.

Grunthal Caring Hands Foodbank

The family of partner, Grant Driedger, participated in the delivery of Christmas hampers in their hometown this past week.  

Community Christmas

The lawyers and staff of Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP are pleased to once again participate in the Community Christmas program. This year we collected funds as an office to assist the program in purchasing the items required for the hampers. A few members of our team also actively participated in the delivery of Christmas hampers around our community. This has become an annual tradition in our… Read More »

Get to Know…Grant Driedger!

BACKGROUND   I was called to the bar in 2002, after having articled at a Winnipeg firm. I practiced in Winnipeg until 2003, when I joined a small Steinbach firm. I have been with Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP in Steinbach since January of 2008. EDUCATION I graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law in 2001. Prior to that I was in the Agricultural… Read More »

Tougher Penalties for Cellphone Use While Driving

As of November 1, 2018, those who choose to use their cell phone while driving will be faced with tougher penalties. If a driver is caught using a cellphone or any other hand-operated electronic device, a mandatory three-day suspension will be issued on the driver. If a second offence occurs within a 10 year period, the suspension will be increased to 7 days for each… Read More »

 
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