NEWS

University of Manitoba Community Law Centre Relocating

03/03/2021

A new Pilot Project with the UMCLC will commence on March 8th. LAM wishes to acknowledge the work put in by Robin Dwarka, Michael Swait, Gayle Zacharias and Scott Balneaves …

Arrow

Significant Victory for Manitoba Parents

10/12/2020

Seven couples who filed legal proceedings in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench against the Manitoba government relating to its outdated Family Maintenance Act are celebrating a significant victory in …

Arrow

Significant Victory for Manitobans Who Are Nonbinary

10/12/2020

On 13 October 2020, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) announced a new policy which expands gender marker options available on the basic driver’s licenses and identification cards that it issues. Effective …

Arrow

Supreme Court of Canada hears that governments and courts can no longer ignore First Nations laws

04/11/2020

On 23 September 2020, PILC (Joëlle Pastora Sala and Byron Williams) appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in the constitutional reference …

Arrow

Manitoba Court of Appeal Rules that Manitobans with disabilities in receipt of EIA cannot be forced to apply early for their CPP

27/10/2020

A win for Manitobans with disabilities – On 5 May 2020, the Court of Appeal held that the appellant, Mr Stadler (a 65 year old man with disabilities in receipt …

Arrow

Legal Aid Manitoba Releases it’s 48th Annual Report

15/10/2020

Legal Aid Manitoba’s 48th Annual Report was released on October 14. LAM’s purpose is to serve the public interest by providing low-income individuals and groups with fundamental and essential legal …

Arrow

PILC’s Efforts to End All Forms of Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

17/09/2019

Since 2014, the Public Interest Law Centre (PILC) has been collaborating with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) in their actions to address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous …

Arrow

Vulnerable Persons Act Think Tank

10/06/2019

On March 20, 2019, Community Living Manitoba and the Public Interest Law Centre hosted a Think Tank to discuss recommendations for strengthening protections under the /Vulnerable Persons Living with a …

Arrow

CRTC Wireless Review

10/06/2019

The Public Interest Law Centre is representing three Manitoba organizations in a review by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) of Canada’s mobile wireless framework. Winnipeg Harvest, the Aboriginal …

Arrow

Public Interest Centre Advisory Committee

24/05/2019

On December 2018, Legal Aid Manitoba created a Public Interest Law Centre Advisory Committee which is tasked with meeting regularly to provide advice on matters of public interest. We are …

Arrow