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  • Legislative Update

    Second Session, Forty-Second Legislature Private Bills 1st Reading Bill 216: The Abortion Protest Buffer Zone Act – Prohibits certain activities within access zones for clinics and facilities that provide abortion services and for service providers. Also prohibits certain activities within 50 metres … Read more »

  • New Provincial Court Notice – COVID-19 Suspension and Reopening of some Courts (May 15, 2020)

    The Provincial Court of Manitoba has posted a new notice to the profession here which states that “the Provincial Court of Manitoba will reopen court proceedings on a staged and incremental basis beginning June 1, 2020” There will still be limitations and restrictions in place, detailed in an attach … Read more »

  • New Queen’s Bench Notice – Re: Hearing Of Civil Motions During Summer Court Recess

    A new notice has been posted here regarding the Winnipeg uncontested civil motions list during the summer court recess from June 29 to September 7, 2020. The civil uncontested list will sit Wednesdays and Fridays and operate by teleconference commencing at 10:00a.m. For the call-in number and other … Read more »

  • New Online Titles

    These titles have been newly added to our online collection on DesLibris which is available behind the Member’s Portal: The Law of Torts – 6th edition by Philip H. Osborne“The sixth edition explores current trends in judicial decision-making by incorporating significant developments in the law, incl … Read more »

  • Reopening the Library

    When the government of Manitoba declared an emergency several weeks ago, we closed the Great Library and began working from home. Surprisingly, or not, we’ve been able to do an amazing amount of work using electronic sources. What we haven’t been able to offer is temporary office space for lawyers w … Read more »