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  • White-Collar Crimes: Unravelling The Complex World Of Corporate Legal Defence

    White-collar crime doesn’t get a lot of press. By its very nature, it’s usually difficult to understand (even for the individuals committing it). White-collar crimes are also subtle compared to violent crimes and notoriously hard to uncover. In this article, we’re going to discuss white-collar crime … Read more »

  • The Power Of Negotiation: How Criminal Lawyers Secure Plea Bargains

    Watch any courtroom drama, and you’ll see the same scene play out over and over again: With an ardent plea to the conscience of the jury or some surprise piece of last-minute evidence or testimony, the defence attorney manages to secure their client’s freedom.  That’s television for you—always excit … Read more »

  • Tougher Penalties Announced To Curb Impaired Driving

    Manitoba already has some incredibly punishing impaired driving laws: Automatic licence suspensions, vehicle impoundment, and higher insurance premiums through a decrease in the Driver Safety Rating (DSR)—all of this alongside the fines and jail time that can be imposed under Canada’s Criminal Code. … Read more »

  • Understanding Your Rights At A DUI Checkpoint

    At a DUI checkpoint, police officers can ask for a breath test and other sobriety tests—even if there’s no evidence that you’ve consumed drugs or alcohol. These checkpoints are common in Manitoba, especially around the holidays—here’s what you need to know: What Are DUI Checkpoints? DUI checkpoints— … Read more »

  • Driving Over .08 In Winnipeg

    Here in Winnipeg, there are serious consequences for driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of over .08.  You probably already know that. What you may not know is that there are serious consequences for driving with a BAC of less than .08 – and that these consequences can include an immedi … Read more »