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2024-2025 Professional Liability Insurance Assessment Notice

The Professional Liability Insurance Assessment Notice for the policy period covering July 1, 2024, to July 1, 2025, was sent to the profession on Friday, May 31, 2024. All practising […]

Western Canada Competency Profile Approved

As of April 26, 2024, the final version of the Western Canada Competency Profile (WCCP) was officially approved by all four Western provinces (the Law Societies of Alberta, British Columbia, […]

2024 Bencher Election Results & Announcing New Executives

Congratulations to All Newly Elected Benchers Thank you to all the nominees who put their names forward. With a strong list of candidates to consider, members have made their decision […]

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guidelines

The Law Society has developed a resource assist the profession in managing their professional responsibilities with respect to the rapid development of generative AI and its impacts on the practice […]

Changes to Non-Practising Status Effective April 1, 2024

Effective April 1, 2024, the Law Society has eliminated the inactive status category of membership and will no longer charge a fee for non-practising status. As a result, members who […]

February is Black History Month

Posted on February 14, 2022, Updated February 6, 2024

2025-26 Articling Recruitment Guidelines

Are you a Winnipeg workplace looking to hire an articling student to start in the spring or summer of 2025? If so, please review this year’s Winnipeg Articling Recruitment Guidelines […]

Gratitude for 2023 CPD Volunteer Contributors

See the list of our generous contributors As we embark on this new year and reflect on all the educational resources we built last year, we are reminded again that […]

Changes to the Client ID Verification Requirements in effect January 1, 2024

Do You Witness Financial Transaction Documents Remotely? Article originally published in December 2023 issue of the Communiqué Photo ID can no longer be verified by Video conference/Zoom/Teams After January 1, […]

2023 Richard J. Scott Award Announcement

  Community News Announcement Congratulations Garth Smorang, K.C.