Nov 16 2022


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Reforming the Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Bill S-5

SPEAKERS: Joseph Castrilli, Legal Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association and Kaitlyn Mitchell, Legal Counsel, Animal Justice

The MBA Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Law Section and the Animal Law Section invites you to a joint CPD session. Come learn about the proposed changes to the federal Canadian Environmental Protection Act that are currently being considered in the House of Commons as Bill S-5, the Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act moves through the parliamentary process.

Hear from experts at Animal Justice and the Canadian Environmental Law Association who have been advocating for additional changes to Bill S-5 in order to better protect the health of Canadians and ensure animal rights are respected.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at

At approximately 9:30am on Wednesday, November 17, 2022 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Tuesday, November 16, 2022.

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Nigel Thompson
Chair, MBA Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section
MLT Aikins LLP
Ph: 204-957-4659

Elizabeth McCandless
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section
University of Manitoba – Faculty of Law
Ph: 204-474-7939

Monique St. Germain
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section
Canadian Centre for Child Protection
Ph: 204-560-2113 Ext. 742

The event is finished.

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