Legislative Update – April 8, 2024

News

The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

First Session, Forty-Third Legislature

Government Bills

Introduced

2nd Reading

Passed

Private Bills

Introduced

For the status of all current bills click here.


Regulations

NumberTitleRegisteredPublished
19/2024Prescription Drugs Payment of Benefits Regulation, amendment22 Mar. 202422 Mar. 2024
20/2024Driver Safety Rating System Regulation, amendment22 Mar. 202422 Mar. 2024
21/2024Water Power Regulation, amendment22 Mar. 202422 Mar. 2024
22/2024Standards of Sound Business Practice Regulation, amendment25 Mar. 202425 Mar. 2024
23/2024Producer Price and Milk Cost of Production Order, amendment26 Mar. 202427 Mar. 2024
24/2024Retail Milk Prices Order, amendment26 Mar. 202427 Mar. 2024
25/2024Wholesale Milk Prices Order, amendment26 Mar. 202427 Mar. 2024
26/2024Wildfires Regulation27 Mar. 202427 Mar. 2024

New Provincial Court Notices

March 18, 2024 – Minnedosa, Virden and Russell (Brandon Centre)

…in order to improve overall court efficiency, courts that do not require time previously allotted to them will be reduced.
To this end, the following changes are being implemented in Minnedosa, Virden, and Russell, effective May 1, 2024:

  1. Minnedosa will now sit twice a month on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Tuesday. The fourth (4th) Tuesday sitting is cancelled;
  2. Virden will now sit twice a month on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Friday of the month. The fourth (4th) Friday sitting is cancelled;
  3. Russell will now sit every second (2nd) month (instead of every month) in April, June, August, October, November, February.

March 18, 2024 – Regional Pre-Trial Coordination Protocol (Brandon Centre)

…the Provincial Court of Manitoba is implementing a regional protocol for pre-trial coordination that will apply in the regional judicial centres of Brandon, Dauphin, Portage la Prairie, and The Pas.


The regional protocol is effective April 16, 2024 in the judicial centre of Brandon.

Regional Adult Pre-Trial Coordination Protocol

See the notices for full details. All Provincial Court notices and Practice Directives are available on the Manitoba Courts website

Legislative Update – March 19, 2024

News

First Session, 43rd Legislature

Government Bills

Introduced

Private Bills

Introduced

2nd Reading

For the status of all current bills click here.


Regulations

NumberTitleRegisteredPublished
1/2024Speed Timing Devices Regulation, amendment5 Jan. 20245 Jan. 2024
2/2024Winnipeg Police Service Special Constables Additional Powers Regulation, amendment5 Jan. 20245 Jan. 2024
3/2024Lands Withdrawn from Prospecting Orders, amendment5 Jan. 20245 Jan. 2024
4/2024Court of King’s Bench Rules, amendment23 Jan. 202424 Jan. 2024
5/2024Community Safety Officers Regulation, amendment15 Feb. 202415 Feb. 2024
6/2024First Nation Safety Officers Regulation, amendment15 Feb. 202415 Feb. 2024
7/2024General Hunting Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
8/2024Moose Conservation Closure Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
9/2024Hunting Dogs Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
10/2024Captive Wild Animal Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
11/2024Hunting Guides Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
12/2024Miscellaneous Licences and Permits Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
13/2024Exotic Wildlife Regulation, amendment5 Mar. 20246 Mar. 2024
14/2024Wildlife Fees Regulation, amendment8 Mar. 20248 Mar. 2024
15/2024General Hunting Regulation, amendment14 Mar. 202415 Mar. 2024
16/2024Hunting Seasons and Bag Limits Regulation, amendment14 Mar. 202415 Mar. 2024
17/2024Vehicle Use in Hunting Regulation, amendment14 Mar. 202415 Mar. 2024
18/2024Watershed Districts Regulation, amendment15 Mar. 202418 Mar. 2024

Blog Round Up – January and February 2024

A bi-monthly round-up of blog posts from the Manitoba legal community for the months of January and February 2024

Brodsky Amy & Gould

Fillmore Riley

MLT Aikins

Pitblado Law Blog

Taylor McCaffrey

TDS law

New King’s Bench Notice – Resumption of E-Filing

February 26, 2024 – Electronic Filing Resumes March 4, 2024

Further to the notice dated January 24, 2023, the technical issues related to electronic filing (e-filing) have been resolved. Effective March 4, 2024, e-filing specifically for Receiver/Manager applications, applications filed under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and plans of arrangement under The Corporations Act may resume.

All other King’s Bench notices are available on the Manitoba Court’s Website.

The library will be closed on Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day