Context Matters: Rediscovering the Origins of Manitoba Law

October 27, 2022    |    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   |    RBC Convention Centre

3 CPD Hours / 3 EPPM Hours


Jointly presented by The Court of Appeal Judges,
The Manitoba Bar Association,
the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
and The Law Society of Manitoba


Join the Chief Justice of Manitoba, Richard Chartier, special guest presenter, Professor Aimée Craft, and Justice Jennifer Pfuetzner for a fun and interactive exploration of the impact of historical events on the legal system in Manitoba and Canada. Let’s dust off the history books and find out how these events resonate in the practice of law today, whether dealing with mineral rights to a piece of land, a client’s request to be heard en français in a Manitoba court, or the recognition of aboriginal and treaty rights.


The program will feature a keynote address by Supreme Court of Canada Justice Nicholas Kasirer.


This 3-hour education seminar is an opportunity for you to learn, to connect with colleagues and presenters, and to earn 3 hours of CPD which also fulfill your annual requirement of 1.5 hours of EPPM topics.


The Honourable Richard Chartier

The Honourable Nicholas Kasirer

Professor Aimée Craft


Thanks to the Manitoba Law Foundation, there is some funding available to cover registration fees for students or lawyers who:

  • work for a public interest organization; or
  • work for a not-for-profit organization; or
  • have a specific financial barrier which prevents them from paying their own registration fee.

To request access to this funding or for any other questions concerning registration, please contact Kirsty Hyduk at


There will also be a Retirement Gala for the Chief Justice of Manitoba, Richard Chartier. Find more information here.

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