The Story of Pollock & Company
We look back at 62 years of Pollock & Company, and our law firm’s evolution in providing Manitoba clients with a voice. Pollock & Company’s 62 Year Fight for the Little Guy “To be a lawyer and to act in an honourable way in the profession is a wonderful, wonderful, way to make a living,”… Read More
Beware the Pothole – MPI, Winnipeg Potholes, and your responsibilities
Sure signs of spring in Manitoba: patches of green, the expectant smell of renewal in the air, birds returning from their southern sojourn, and roads opening up to swallow you, and whatever mode of transport you are using, whole. And this year, 2022, may be the worst we have ever seen in Winnipeg for potholes… Read More
Truth and Reconciliation – September 30
This June, the House of Commons unanimously passed legislation to make September 30th a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to commemorate the history and ongoing trauma caused by residential schools and to honour the survivors, families, and communities who continue to grieve for those who were lost in accordance with the Truth and Reconciliation… Read More
Cannabis Legalization in Canada
With the Cannabis Act relaxing the rules around personal marijuana use, some may believe that this means the government will allow free rein. Just because cannabis legalization is taking effect, there are still penalties involved for certain acts involving cannabis. The purpose of the Cannabis Act is to help regulate the use, distribution, possession, and… Read More
The Criminal Charge Process
Being criminally charged is an intimidating process that should be guided by an experienced defense lawyer to ensure the best possible outcome. The criminal charge process is difficult to navigate without education and experience. Without legal representation, a person facing criminal conviction in any situation may experience more severe penalties and longer sentences. The criminal… Read More
Kapyong Barracks Decision Won’t Be Appealed Further
This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that the federal government will not appeal a decision from the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the former Kapyong Barracks military site located in Winnipeg. The Federal Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling that the government failed to consult four First Nations about the development of the Kapyong… Read More
How a Free Initial Consultation Works
Meeting with a lawyer for the first time can be intimidating. We offer a free initial consultation at Pollock & Company. What is a free initial consultation? It is: A first opportunity to tell a lawyer about your case and your goals. Free – There is no charge for the time we spend with you… Read More
Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant?
Recent cases have considered new technologies and the issue of whether seizing a laptop, smartphone or cell phone requires a warrant before police can search it. A warrant is an official authorization that authorizes police to search and seize evidence that may be relevant to an offense. If it is found that police searched items… Read More
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