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October 23, 2013

Bernice Bowley publishes article about conflict of interest controversies in Municipal Leader.

Municipal conflicts of interest and court removal applications have made splashy headlines in Winnipeg and Toronto. Bernice Bowley, a partner at Fillmore Riley LLP, discusses the sensational cases involving Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford and Winnipeg’s Sam Katz in an article published in Municipal Leader.

She shines the spotlight on Manitoba’s own Municipal Council Conflict of Interest Act, which is modeled on other provinces’ acts. She also describes when an interested party may initiate a court removal process. To read the full article please click here.

Bernice’s practice is focused on general commercial insurance litigation, municipal law, and employment law. She has appeared before all levels of court in Manitoba.