Sep 15 2021


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Forms of Address and Pronouns


The Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court of Manitoba have issued Practice Directions, which take effect on September 13, 2021, to clarify how parties and counsel can advise the Court of their pronouns and form of address. This session will assist you to understand why these directions have been issued, what it will look like and what you have to do. Time is also planned for a Q & A.

Presenters: Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench
Chief Judge Margaret Wiebe, Provincial Court of Manitoba
Eli Milner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Alissa Schacter, Law Society of Manitoba

Moderator: Ian Scarth, MLT Aikins LLP, President of Manitoba Bar Association

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