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Canada-US Border Rights Clinic launch event – July 11th @ 1:30pm ET

You are invited to an online launch event for the Canada-US Border Rights Clinic: Thursday July 11th @ 1:30-2:30 ET (10:30PT, 11:30MT, 12:30CT, 2:30AT) Learn about the clinic and our services, as well as when and how to make a client referral. French interpretation will be provided. Click here to register. A recording of the event will be […]

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Funding and Learning Opportunities | Possibilités de financement et d’apprentissage

Shared on behalf of Family Resolution Service, Courts Division, Manitoba Justice Funding Opportunity: From the Ground Up We would like to share the Department of Municipal and Northern Relations’ new community development grant opportunity called From the Ground Up – Safe Healthy Communities for All. Grants under the program will support initiatives in the areas

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Inuit Legal Clinic Stakeholder Summit

 Authored by Tasha Ellis, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law articling student-at-law At this landmark summit, Inuit Elders, community members, and stakeholders from Nunavut and Manitoba were invited to gather on Treaty 1 territory at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, to learn, share information, and discuss the need for an Inuit-specific Legal Clinic

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Trusted Intermediaries – Legal Information (TI-LI) Within Bars but Not Without Rights: Legal Information and Library Access for Incarcerated Persons / Information juridique et accès aux bibliothèques pour les personnes incarcérées

Shared on behalf of Within Bars But Not Without Rights Panel TI-LI members are invited to attend an exciting, free panel presentation advocating for access to libraries, law, and legal information for incarcerated persons in Canada. Please share this invitation widely with any in your network who may be interested in this panel.   Please see

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International Access to Justice Forum 2024 Call for Proposals

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University is pleased to announce that the 2024 International Access to Justice Forum (IA2J Forum) will take place at Osgoode Professional Development, in downtown Toronto, Canada, from October 23-25, 2024. For those interested in presenting at the conference, the submission portal is now open for proposals. Please note that all presenters must plan

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Legal Information for Incarcerated Manitobans (LIIM) Initiative

By: Kirsten Wurmann – Librarian, Legal Information for Incarcerated Manitobans Initiative “Prison libraries play a fundamental role in guaranteeing rights, not only providinginmates with access to information about their legal rights as incarcerated personsbut also by providing the tools necessary to exercise these rights.” The Legal Information for Incarcerated Manitobans Initiative is a project of the

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The 2023 JDG Survey: Call for Responses – L’enquête ODJ 2023 : Appel à réponses

The Action Committee 2023 JDG Survey – Submit your responses by April 5th, 2024 The Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters has finalized its 2023 Survey on A2J in Canada. New projects or initiatives that happened in 2023 will be tracked according to each of the Justice Development Goals. Anyone advancing A2J in Canada is

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FREE Trauma-Informed Care Workshop

Free Online Workshop: March 14, 2024 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CLEA is please to host this half day workshop presented by Klinic’s Manitoba Trauma Information and Education Centre. This introductory half-day workshop explores what trauma is, the principles of Trauma Informed Care and how to integrate a trauma-informed perspective into our everyday interactions. Included

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Newly Launched: A2J Newsletter

The Director of Access to Justice and Community Engagement recently launched the newsletter, “Manitoba’s Access to Justice Stakeholders.” The newsletter is an axis to keep A2J actors connected to updates in their community, including achievements, developments, or changes in services across A2J organizations, as well as highlighting upcoming A2J events and prominent A2J news in

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