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- Black Legal History Matters, Too: Counter-Narrating Smithers v the Queen
Promoted Event by the Faculty of Law The Faculty of Law is pleased to host this special event at the Law Society Building on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 – 1:00 pm in-person. This event will not be recorded. Attendance at this event may be eligible for CPD hours. Light refreshments will Read more »
- Complaint Backlog at Canadian Transportation Agency Frustrates Air Passenger Rights
Written by Eric Epp Justice delayed is justice denied. This maxim may be all too familiar for thousands of travelers who have filed complaints with the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). The CTA is the administrative body tasked with adjudicating complaints surrounding air travel in Canada betwee … Read more »
- February Winter Webinar Series
Written by Mary Troszko, Executive Director of Community Legal Education Association Our Winter Webinar Series will be starting in February. We have also arranged a presentation on Wills in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library. The other topics are: Technology Assisted Violence and Teen Dati … Read more »
- 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. This change hopefully discourages unnecessary litigation by restricting appeals to instances that address … Read more »
- Judicial Discretion in EIA Appeals: A Nexus with Access to Civil Justice?
Written by Rebecca Penner- Robson Hall 2L student Access to Justice (A2J) has been widely recognized as an issue of growing importance in Canadian society. It is a multi-faceted problem, characterized by a need to keep courts and tribunals operating efficiently so that cases can be heard in a timely Read more »