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Does my Child Have to Wear a Mask to School?

By: Grant M. Driedger and Paul F. Reimer Covid-19 has upended every aspect of our lives, not least students having to wear masks in school. Some people have wondered what the law is on the subject – can the government require that children wear masks in school? Provincial Policy on Mask Wearing On September 4, 2020, Manitoba Education published its “Guidance for Mask Use at… Read More »

Get to Know…Ronald Janzen

BACKGROUND Ron articled in 1996 and then practiced as a lawyer in Winnipeg until 2003 at which time he joined SNJ.  Ron opened SNJ’s Niverville office in 2005 and has been a partner since 2008 EDUCATION Ron has degrees from the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba, including his Juris Doctor. AREAS OF PRACTICE Ron practices exclusively out of our Niverville office and… 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 »

Rent-to-Own Agreements

The common thread of rent-to-own agreements is that the buyer will take possession and make payments to the seller over time and only upon payment in full will the seller then transfer legal title of the property to the buyer. There are generally two ways in which a rent-to-own agreement is structured; (i) agreement of sale and (ii) rental agreement with option to purchase. Agreement… Read More »

Accessibility in Manitoba

According to the Royal Bank of Canada, people with disabilities represent an estimated annual spending power of $25 billion across Canada. Having businesses take steps to accommodate that market is not only the right thing to do, it is now legally mandated and a sound financial thing to do. On November 1st, 2018 The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (“The Act”) will take full force and… Read More »

Congratulations to Bryan J. Peters

Congratulations to Bryan J. Peters on receiving his Call to the Ontario Bar. The primary areas of Bryan’s practice include corporate and commercial transactions and real estate transactions. As part of his work in these areas, Bryan has experience acting in the areas of condominium law, having represented developers, purchasers and sellers of condominiums; agricultural law, providing legal advice to farm and agricultural operators and… Read More »

 
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