The Law Society is excited to take part in Access to Justice Week October 25 – 31, 2021 . Manitoba is hosting A2J Week alongside Ontario, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island with each province hosting its own event highlighting the important issues surrounding Access to Justice.

On Monday, October 25 the Law Society hosted an important 90 minute panel discussion with the Honourable Murray Sinclair, first Indigenous CBA President 2020, Bradley Regehr, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, and special guest speaker Dr. Pamela Palmater, moderated by Danielle Morrison. To view a recording of this presentation, please visit the LSM Education Centre here.

More Upcoming Access to Justice Week Events October 25 – 31

October 25
October 26
October 27
October 28
A closer look: The justice sectors response to the TRC calls to action
(9 - 10:30 a.m. CST)
People-centered access to justice: Best practices for serving clients with mental health needs
(1 - 2:00 p.m. CST)
Developing and Engaging in a Reconciliation Mapping Exercise
(12 - 1:30 p.m. CST)
Action Committee on A2J
Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice
(11 a.m. CST)
Access to Justice: Indigenous Perspectives
(11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CST)
Reflections on the
impact of COVID-19 on
online adjudication

(2 - 3:30 p.m. CST)
Atlantic Provinces
Rural access to justice
(2:30 p.m. CST)
Disability Justice: Accessibility and Beyond
(1 - 2:00 p.m. CST)
Building blocks: Cultural competency in the justice sector
(2 - 3:30 p.m. CST)
Legal Aid Plans of Canada
Duty Counsel Day Event
(4 - 5:30 p.m. CST)