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”
Upon Arrest When the police arrest someone for a domestic assault, they can either decide to release you or decide to keep you in their custody. If they decide to release you, that means that you are granted “bail” through what is called a “Promise to Appear” (with your court date) and an “Undertaking to … More What Happens When I am Charged with a Domestic Assault?