National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30, 2023

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day for all Canadians to commemorate the history and legacy of the residential school system. September 30th marks a day to honour […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21

Posted on June 20, 2022, Updated June 20, 2023 National Indigenous peoples Day is Wednesday, June 21. It is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique […]

Mandatory Indigenous Training for Lawyers Launches October 2023

Time to Fill the Gap in Our Education New Indigenous Intercultural Awareness and Competency Training launches October 2, 2023. To learn more about this education requirement for lawyers, visit The […]

Inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Law Society of Manitoba recognizes the significance of the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This new federal statutory holiday is an opportunity for us all to recognize […]

Commemorating 150 Years of Treaty 1 and Treaty 2: What You Need to Know – Education CPD

Original Program Date: September 17, 2021 August 2021 marked the 150th anniversaries of the signing of Treaties No. 1 and 2 in Manitoba. In honour of this important milestone, a […]

Announcing Indigenous Advisory Committee Members

For Immediate Release: The Law Society of Manitoba appoints members to new Indigenous Advisory Committee chaired by the Honourable Murray Sinclair to help guide ongoing work toward reconciliation. Last October, […]

Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today we recognize the incredible contributions of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples and celebrate their diverse cultures, traditions and legal orders, from which all Canadians have benefitted immensely. The […]

Statement on Discovery at the Kamloops Residential School

The Law Society of Manitoba sends its condolences to members of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe’pemc First Nation and all Indigenous peoples on the horrific discovery of the bodies of 215 […]

Observing Orange Shirt Day –September 30

Join the Law Society of Manitoba on September 30, 2020 in observing Orange Shirt Day, a day to remember the children who were victims of the Canadian residential school system. […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21, 2020

The Law Society joins all Manitobans to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day and the summer solstice. We recognize the rich and diverse cultures of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, […]