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Can the Legislature Order Dismissal of a Case Against the Government? 

By Dr. Gerard Kennedy & Tasha Ellis 5185603 Manitoba Ltd et al v Government of Manitoba et al, 2023 MBCA 47 Provinces can, theoretically, abolish private law causes of action. They can even pass legislation to extinguish judgments. But can they constitutionally compel dismissal of a cause of action while in progress? That was the […]

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Human Rights Code Amendment Act to Speed Up Processing Human Rights Complaints

Written by Eric Epp Human rights claims in Manitoba have typically taken between three and four years to investigate, followed by another two years for adjudication.[1] In terms of accessing timely resolutions, this is far too long to wait for many matters. In response to a number of recommendations addressing this issue in Alan Fineblit’s 2018

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