Law Society of Manitoba

Rare Vexatious Litigant Order Upheld by the Court of Appeal in Manitoba: College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba v. Hancock, 2023 MBCA 70

By Dr. Gerard Kennedy & Tasha Ellis In a 2023 Manitoba Court of Appeal decision,[1] Justice Mainella provided an overview of the history, purpose, and challenges involved in vexatious litigant orders. In this vein, he also considered the “co-existing” inherent and statutory[2] jurisdiction of Manitoba courts to approve, dismiss and even initiate a motion for a vexatious […]

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The Law Society of Manitoba’s New Access to Justice Initiative

By Darcia Senft The Law Society of Manitoba is pleased to announce that it is launching its “Regulatory Sandbox” pilot project.  The objective of our Sandbox initiative is to improve access to justice by improving access to legal advice and assistance. Individuals, business and organizations with an interest in providing legal services that assist those

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