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November 2021

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Changes To The Pension Legislation: What You Need To Know
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Pat Lane, Q.C., Taylor McCaffrey LLP Kaely Zettel, Vice President, Legal & Corporate Secretary, Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund Brad Prokop, FSA, FCIA, Vice President, Pensions, Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund A review of the changes to the Pension legislation that came into effec , ...
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ROD SENFT LECTURE: HARVEY SECTER, O.M. ON THE IMPACT OF SUCCESSFUL FAMILY BUSINESSES ON COMMUNITIES
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Faculty of Law is pleased to present the Rod Senft Lecture in Family Business Law, featuring Harvey Secter, O.M. [BComm/67, LLB/92] on Tuesday, November 2 at 12:00 p.m.  Mr. Secter’s talk will focus on “Successful family businesses build strong economies and healthy communities: The advisor’s role in perpetuating , ...
Mediation Options Webinar
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Presenters, Clare Schellenberg and Jana Samolesky from Mediation Services, will review some of the options available for settling disputes between neighbours, family members, and in the workplace. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webi , ...
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CANLIF InFocus Compliance Series (Financial Services) – Buy-Side: How can organizations define, develop and implement an effective compliance strategy?
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Canadian Legal Innovation Forum is producing an online series on risk and the evolving role of the compliance function in financial institutions. In a complex operating environment, these institutions are facing a myriad of risks: everything from changing market realities, regulation and cyber-resilience. As a crit , ...
Start to Finish: Process and Tips for Hearings before Professional Disciplinary Boards
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Nicole Watson, MLT Aikins LLP Rocky Kravetsky, The Law Society of Manitoba Join the Administrative Law Section for a panel discussion with Nicole Watson of MLT Aikins LLP and Rocky Kravetsky, general counsel for the Law Society of Manitoba regarding hearings before professional disciplinary boards, including , ...
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Get Organized / Get Focused / Get Ready! Fight the Paper – Organize your Digital Matter File!
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
November 4, 2021    |    12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m.   |    Video Webinar Member Portal Registration/Payment Alternatively a PDF Registration Form is available if you have an issue with or cannot access the online payment. In order to efficiently process emails and complete daily tasks, you must be organize , ...
Speed Mentorship Events
12:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Join the Women Lawyers’ Forum Section for two speed mentorship events. These events will present law students and new lawyers (mentees) with an opportunity to speak with legal professionals regarding their practice areas, careers, and overall development, allowing participants to gain some valuable insight, particularl , ...
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But I Look Like a Lawyer
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC (FACL BC) is premiering its mini-documentary, “But I Look Like a Lawyer”, on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm PST at a virtual Zoom event. The mini-documentary highlights the discrimination, stereotyping and bias experienced by members of the pan-Asian legal comm , ...
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7th Annual Prosecution of Animal Abuse Conference
All Day
An online conference for the prosecution community and allied professionals to share information and resources about animal abuse and the Violence Link, to ensure that crimes against animals are prosecuted effectively and efficiently. FEATURED SESSION: The Tiger King Trial: Murder for Hire, the Prosecution of Joseph Ma , ...
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Managing complexity in mergers & acquisitions
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, deal activity in Canada has been accelerating throughout 2021 with record volumes and deal sizes. This acceleration applies to domestic deals as well as international ones. However, due to external factors such as increased regulatory scrutiny, a shifting political landscape and a , ...
Small Claims Primer
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Jennifer Sokal, MLT Aikins LLP Joe Caligiuri, Tapper Cuddy LLP Amy Budnick, Small Claims Hearing Officer Jay Buddick, Small Claims Hearing Officer It’s time for the MBA Young Lawyers’ Section Annual Small Claims Primer. This session is recommended for all law students, articling students and associates , ...
Family Law Webinar
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Our presenter, lawyer Len Fishman of Fishman Beley Family Law Associates, will be discussing the family law process in Manitoba and important recent changes. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webinar Series. , ...
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Extradition
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKER: Tony Paisana, Peck and Company (Vancouver) Last December, Wanzhou Meng, CFO of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, was arrested in Vancouver after a request was made by the United States Department of Justice under the Treaty on Extradition Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United , ...
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Issues Respecting Property Held for Minors
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Anita Southall, Fillmore Riley LLP Jana Taylor, Counsel for the Public Guardian and Trustee of Manitoba Advising the Executor / Trustee / Guardian: This session will focus on issues relating to the administration and management of assets held on behalf of a minors. Topics to be discussed include review of a n , ...
Criminal Law Webinar
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This webinar will provide a general overview of Criminal Law including components of an offence, classes of offences, defences, the players in the criminal law system, the courts, processes and sentencing. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the , ...
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CANLIF InFocus Compliance Series (Financial Services) – Sell-Side: How can organizations define, develop and implement an effective compliance strategy?
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Canadian Legal Innovation Forum is producing an online series on risk and the evolving role of the compliance function in financial institutions. In a complex operating environment, these institutions are facing a myriad of risks: everything from changing market realities, regulation and cyber-resilience. As a crit , ...
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Mastering investigations: delivering results with advanced processes and technology
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Navigating investigations has become increasingly complex for organizations. Drivers include a permanent shift to a hybrid work environment prompted by Covid-19 pandemic. The continued acceleration of new technologies and methods of communication within organizations. And greater regulatory scrutiny, rules and fines ac , ...
Critical Conversations: Systemic Racism – Everyday Impacts
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This panel conversation will focus on the everyday impacts of systemic racism, and will explore the following: How racism impacts the daily lives of lawyers How to identify and address systemic racism in your workplace Understanding the difference between being non-racist and anti-racist How to adopt and support anti , ...
Roundtable Question & Answer Period With Immigration Lawyers In Our Section
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Do you have a question on a file you are working on or want to bounce a strategy idea with others in our section?  If so, join the Manitoba Bar Association on November 18th at lunch time (12:00 PM). Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at www.cbapd.org. You will need a compu , ...
How will Bill 37 change your plans? An introduction to The Planning Amendment and City of Winnipeg Charter Amendment Act
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Mike Teillet, Senior Project Lead, Community Planning Branch Janis Pochailo, Regional Manger, Community Planning Branch On May 20, 2021, the Manitoba Legislative Assembly passed Bill 37, The Planning Amendment and City of Winnipeg Charter Amendment Act. The service standards and appeal provisions in Bill 37 w , ...
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Public Sector Lawyers’ Roundtable: Reputation-Building in The Public Sector
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MODERATOR:  Melanie R. Bueckert, Legal Research Counsel – Manitoba Court of Appeal The MBA Public Sector Lawyers’ Section invites you to join us for a virtual roundtable to discuss reputation-building in the public sector.  Please come prepared to discuss networking and networking alternatives in public sector career a , ...
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Health Care Directives
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
In addition to a will, everyone should have a healthcare directive and a power of attorney. Learn what these documents are and what happens if you are no longer competent to look after your financial affairs. Offered in partnership with CLEA. To connect with more legal information resources, check out our Legal Info Gu , ...
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Leveraging Social Context Evidence in Legal Advocacy
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPEAKERS: Allison Fenske, Legal Aid Manitoba – Public Interest Law Centre Byron Williams, Legal Aid Manitoba – Public Interest Law Centre Monique St. Germain, Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. Social context evidence includes reports, statistics and other information that provides a relevant framewo , ...
Youth Criminal Justice Webinar
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Presenter, Candace Olson will discuss the principles underlying the Youth Criminal Justice Act and talk about right to counsel, bail, extrajudicial measures and the court process. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webinar Series. , ...
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2021 Isaac Pitblado Lectures: A Shot in the Arm – Can We Achieve Client Immunity in Contract Law?
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jointly presented by The Law Society of Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association and the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law Whether you graduated in this century or the last, contract law has changed since you were in law school. The 2021 Pitblado Lectures will provide a comprehensive update on an array of contracts , ...
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Welfare Law Webinar
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Presenter, Jennifer Unger from Legal Aid’s Public Interest Law Centre, will be sharing information and helpful guidance on issues relating to welfare law in Manitoba. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webinar Series. , ...
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