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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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“Cost of defending yourself” by David Dorson

By: April Lount, University of Manitoba, Student at the Faculty of Law The recent Law 360 article entitled “Cost of defending yourself” by David Dorson  provides a sobering perspective of the cost relationship to quality criminal defence and the severe consequences when you are not able to meet those costs. Dorson is a pen name, providing

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French Language CPD Event: L’interprétation et la traduction dans un dossier civil bilingue

le 29 novembre    |    midi à 14h00   |    en présentiel Lorsqu’un(e) client(e) souhaite accéder aux tribunaux manitobains en français pour régler une affaire civile, cela donne à leur avocat(e) une opportunité importante de soutenir l’exercice de ce droit linguistique. Cela soulève également de nombreuses questions sur la procédure à suivre pour obtenir

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Improving A2J through Collaboration

By: Scott McFadyen, Executive Director at Legal Help Centre On August 2, Legal Help Centre (LHC) gathered with the Community Legal Education Association (CLEA) and Infojustice Manitoba to discuss best practices, share notes, identify trends, and ways to work together. It was a great morning of collaboration. Best Practices We discussed how we manage the

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Manitoba Courts Innovate to Better Underscore the Equal Value of the English and French Versions of Bilingual Legislation

Written by Guy Jourdain LES TRIBUNAUX JUDICIAIRES MANITOBAINS INNOVENT POUR MIEUX SOULIGNER LA VALEUR ÉGALE DES VERSIONS FRANÇAISE ET ANGLAISE DES TEXTES LÉGISLATIFS BILINGUES Les tribunaux judiciaires du Manitoba ont récemment adopté des mesures exigeant que les mémoires et les cahiers déposés par les parties à une instance présentent à la fois les versions française

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Director of Access to Justice and Community Engagement Arrives At Faculty of Law

New Position to Coordinate Access to Justice Advisory Network Resource and Advise Clinical Programs The Faculty of law is pleased to announce that Natasha Brown [BEd/2001; LLB/2005], former Manitoba Access to Justice Coordinator at the Law Society of Manitoba, will be joining the Faculty of Law as the Director of Access to Justice and Community Engagement

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Finding Clarity in Appeals – Manitoba Imposes Leave Requirement For Interlocutory Orders

Written by Gerard Kennedy and Eric Epp The Manitoba Court of Appeal Act has imposed a leave requirement to appeal an interlocutory order made in the Court of King’s Bench as of January 2022.[1] This change hopefully discourages unnecessary litigation by restricting appeals to instances that address an action’s merits, or where appellate intervention is

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