CityNews Article: “Is it legal to own a machete in Winnipeg? Lawyer breaks it down, after recent string of attacks”

Recently, I was asked to comment on the legalities of owning a machete by CityNews reporter Swidda Rassy. The full article can be found here: https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/2023/01/04/machete-attacks-winnipeg/. The common “machete” is not a listed restricted or prohibited weapon or device. So when we consider what makes it illegal (or not) we are generally looking at the … More CityNews Article: “Is it legal to own a machete in Winnipeg? Lawyer breaks it down, after recent string of attacks”

Administrative Driving Suspensions and You – What You Need to Know

Under section 263.1 of Manitoba’s The Highway Traffic Act (“HTA”), police can immediately suspend your ability to drive. They can do so under three general “impairment by drug or alcohol” groups if you were operating a motor vehicle: *Blood drug concentration is measured in mg of alcohol per 100mL of blood. Police officers must tell … More Administrative Driving Suspensions and You – What You Need to Know