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  • Charged with Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know

    When a person is charged with sexual assault, it is important to know the process and pitfalls of dealing with the justice system. A sexual assault charge usually starts with the complainant providing a statement to police alleging they were sexually assaulted. The police use that statement and what … Read more »

  • Licence Suspensions and Appeals: Article by Marc Kruse

    Manitoba Public Insurance regularly suspends drivers for a myriad of reasons like a high number of speeding tickets, impaired driving, and vehicle collisions. The Manitoba Highway Traffic Act sets out a number of procedures for suspending a person’s licence in Manitoba. You can have your licence sus … Read more »

  • Covid-19 Court Update

    The Manitoba Courts have been regularly updating their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Out of custody court dates have all been cancelled until May 1, 2020, or further notice. In custody matters are still proceeding most of the time. My partner Michael Dyck has a very thorough and up-to-date info … Read more »

  • Manitoba Inmate Phone System and the effect on Poor People

    The jail phone system charges inmates for phone calls. If you are a sentenced prisoner in a Manitoba jail, you have to pay per call. If you are on charge, but have not been sentenced, you get three free phone calls per day, but are charged for any other calls (except to you lawyer). This… Read Mor … Read more »

  • Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash: Reasons for Sentence

    A Saskatchewan Judge released their written reasons justifying the eight (8) year sentence for Jaskirat Singh Sidhu for his role in the Humboldt Broncos Bus Collision. In the reasons, the Court outlined the circumstances of the collision and the circumstances of Mr. Sidhu. The Judge ultimately sente … Read more »