In Memory of Harvey Pollock
On February 5th of 2023, our founder, Harvey I. Pollock, passed away. He will be missed by us all. Below is his obituary from the Winnipeg Free Press. HARVEY I. POLLOCK, K.C. BORN: APR 10, 1933 DATE OF PASSING: FEB 05, 2023 Harvey was engrained prairie Manitoban, distinctly north end/ south end Winnipeg urban, and… Read More
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
Notary Services in Winnipeg
The role of a notary is to authenticate the validity of copies of original documents and act as an impartial witness to the signatures of documents.
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
Criminal Defence Proceedings: What to Expect
Have you been arrested and charged with a crime in Manitoba? You may be wondering how the legal process will unfold for you. At Pollock & Company, our experienced criminal defence lawyers will advocate for your rights, determine your legal options, and help you avoid mistakes that could jeopardize your chances of a favourable outcome…. Read More
Slip and Fall Injuries – Who’s Responsible?
Every year, thousands of Manitobans suffer accidental slip and fall injuries while going about their daily routines. Slip and fall injuries can create a significant burden in terms of pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation costs. Pollock & Company is a Winnipeg law firm with extensive experience in personal injury claims. We… 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
Drug possession charges – Exploring Canadian Criminal Law Series
Under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), it is illegal to knowingly have any illicit substances under personal possession at any time, regardless of to these substances belong. They can include such drugs as heroin, amphetamines, and cocaine. Possession of cannabis (marijuana), on the other hand, is no longer forbidden under the Criminal Code… Read More
Assault charges – Exploring Canadian Criminal Law Series
According to Statistics Canada, there are almost 500 reported assaults per 100,000 people in Canada. An assault charge can come in many different forms. Assault charges and penalties vary widely. What you are going through might not be the same for the next individual. If you are in urgent need of assistance with an assault… Read More
Criminal liability and novel coronavirus (COVID-19) – what you need to know
In the COVID-19 pandemic world, many people are wondering about the ramifications that the coronavirus is having on criminal liability. For example, could a person be held criminally responsible in Canada if they infect another person? What could happen if that person dies or suffers from serious injuries or disabilities due to COVID-19? Can those… Read More
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