Bio

Antoine’s practice is concentrated in the areas of expropriation law, municipal law, commercial law, litigation, administrative law and Indigenous law.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Property & Development

  • Practice Areas

    Property & Development

    Indigenous Law

    Administrative

    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Corporate and Commercial Law

    Municipal

  • Education

    Diploma from Somerset Collegiate in 1978
    B.Sc. from College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface in 1981
    LLB from University de Moncton, N.B. in 1984

  • Industries

    Agribusiness

    Construction

    Manufacturing

    Public Sector & Crown Corporations

    Real Estate & Property Development

  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 1985

  • Achievements

    Top 10 in National Jessup Moot Court competition in 1983
    Dean’s Honour List
    Manitoba Bar Association Council Member Award, June 14, 2002

  • In the Community

    Board of Directors of Institut Joseph-Dubuc

    Member and President of the Association des juristes d’expression Française du Manitoba

    Member of the Province of Manitoba Working Group on the Enhancement of French Language Services in Manitoba’s Judicial System

    Member of the organizing committee for the National Symposium on Official Languages in Canada

    Member of the Canadian Property Tax Association, Inc.

    Member, Appraisal Institute of Canada

    Member of organizing committee for the National Symposium “POLAJ: Twenty years of Administration of Justice in both Official Languages - “Taking Stock and Looking Forward”

    Co-chair - Fund raising campaign. College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface (2008-2010)

    Vice-chair, Board of Governors, College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface (2009)

    Alneau Renewal Centre Inc., Board Member (since 2007); Chair of Governance Committee (2009)

    Member of the Board of Directors of the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba which oversees a number of health facilities with a combined annual operating budget of more than $260,000,000 and a work force of over 5,600 employees

    Member of the Board of Directors for Sara Riel Inc.; Vice-president of Board and Chair of Staff Relations

    President of Pre-schools - La mini-maternelle du Parc-Windsor Inc. and Les Boutons D’Or Inc.

    Member, Vice-president and President of Parent Teacher Committee

    Regional representative for Gabrielle Roy for la Division scolaire franco-manitobaine

    Secretary, Deputy Grand Knight and Member of Council of Knights of Columbus Ile des Chênes

    Member and President of Club des hommes d’affaires franco-manitobains

    President of founding committee for a municipal library and two branch libraries in the Rural Municipality of Ritchot

    Member of Chambre de Commerce Franco-manitobaine

    Member of La Société franco-manitobaine

    Member of the Association de Anciens du Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface

    Musical director / musician for Ile des Chênes Parish and tenor choir member

    Musical director and musician for shows by the local community, Ile des Chênes, at the Festival du Voyageur and other community events

    Member and chairman of committee of Franco-Manitoban Golf Open (profits donated to charities)

    Participation in annual Law Day activities, including attending high schools to prepare students for mock trials;

    Co-chair and chair of MBA fundraiser “Lawyers on Track”
    Annual attendance at Association of Assessing Officers of Manitoba conferences

    Recognized by Lexpert as a Leading Lawyer in Property and Development for 2016.

     

  • Legal Teachings

    Professor, College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface, AD 102 - Le droit et l’administration des affaires

    Seminars to Manitoba Judges and Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Judges on Parole

    Occasional lecturer at University of Manitoba Law School - Municipal Law Course

    Resource person in Village of Experts - Futuralia, International Business Forum, Poitiers France

    Resource person for Manitoba Court of Appeal rules committee

    Leases and Legal issues in Valuation for the Appraisal Institute of Canada

    Resource person for the Personal Property Registry with respect to the french aspect, the implementation of the new computer system and forms [Better Systems Initiative]

  • Speaking Engagements

    New-Brunswick Court Forms, (Carswell), research assistant

    Member of Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Rules Revision Advisory Committee

    Guide du praticien du Manitoba, (La Clef) - french forms for residential real estate, civil litigation and family law matters

    Author/reviewer for Sauder School of Business (University of British Columbia) Lease Analysis

    Seminars on French School Governance - Estate Planning, Business start up, Employment Law and Labour Relations, the new Personal Property Security Act (November, 1995 and August and September, 2000)

    Seminar on Development Agreements presented to the Association of Rural Municipalities, Winnipeg Region

    Seminars to the Caisses populaires of Manitoba with respect to the new foreclosure procedures

    Updating the law in two Manitoba Department of Agriculture publications - “Farm Business Arrangements” and “Types of Security Contracts Available to Manitoba Farmers”

    Seminars on the new Powers of Attorney Act, on Drafting issues for Bank Managers and on Collection Issues

    Information sessions to High School students and fraternal organizations with respect to the National Parole Board

    Articles for Canadian Property Tax Association Monthly News Letter

    Seminars presented at the Conventions of Manitoba Municipalities on Tendering, Municipal Assessment, Intensive Hog and Livestock Conditional Use Applications, Lawful non-conforming uses, Access to Information, Workplace Safety and Health, Employment Terminations: Do’s, Don’ts and Dollars (2009)

    Conference presented to The Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba and to the ADR and Municipal Law Subsections of the Manitoba Bar Association on Municipal Assessment Law in Manitoba

    Conference presented to Federal Tribunals on “Access to Justice in both Official Languages” in Ottawa, Ontario

    Seminars for Canadian Corporate Counsel on Expropriation, Municipal Assessment, Drafting, FIPPA

    Seminar on Municipal Law for the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Bar Association in French and in English

    Chairperson of the sub-committee and author of a 50 page report for the Program on the administration of justice in both official languages with respect to Criminal Code amendment recommendations by the Federal Department of Justice in “Towards a Consolidation of Language Rights in the Administration of Justice in Canada”

    Federal Justice Focus Group in Ottawa, Ontario on the Status of Access to Justice in Both Official Languages
    Author of a paper, A Primer on Expropriation. The main focus of this paper is to provide a checklist of due compensation for the category of “disturbance” which is generally broadly defined to include any costs, expenses and losses arising of or incidental to the expropriation.