• Title:  The New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules – From Principles to Practice

    Date:  April 13, 2018

    Description: A  practical, "nuts and bolts" session on the new Civil Queen's Bench Rules.

    The Manitoba Queen's Bench Rules have undergone their first major overhaul since the 1980s with changes that emphasize principles such as access, proportionality and expediency.

    Moving from principle to practice, our diverse panel will focus on the practical application of the new rules and address questions and challenges that have arisen in the first few months since their implementation.

    Topics will include:
    - Summary judgment
    - Case management
    - Judicial involvement in managing cases
    - Pre-trial conferences and scheduling trial dates
    - Dismissal for Delay rule coming into effect on January 1, 2019

    Chair:     Bernice Bowley, Fillmore Riley LLP

    Presenters:      Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench  |  Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter,  Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench  |   Sharon Phillips, Trial Coordinator, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench  |   Dean Scaletta,  Manitoba Public Insurance

    Run Time:        2 hours

    MCPD hours:   2 hours

    EPPM hours:     1 hour

    Price:                $65 + GST ($68.25)

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  • Title:  New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules: A Focus on Case Management, Proportionality and Expediency

    Date:  May 24, 2017

    Description: The Manitoba Queen’s Bench Rules are undergoing their first major overhaul since the 1980’s.  These extensive changes will place an emphasis on principles such as access, proportionality and expediency, bringing our Rules in line with improvements across the country.  Join Chief Justice Glenn Joyal and Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter for an overview of the new rules and the court’s new associated practices.  Michael Weinstein will round out the panel, providing a practitioner’s perspective on what the changes will mean in your day-to-day practice.

    Presenters:      Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench  |  Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter,  Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench  |   Michael Weinstein, Hill Sokalski Walsh Olson LLP

    Run Time:        1.5 hours

    MCPD hours:   1.5 hours

    EPPM hours:     0 hours

    Price:                $50 + GST ($52.50)

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  • Title:              Self-Represented Litigants Series: Civil Litigation and Insurance Matters

    Date:               February 3, 2016

    Description: Seasoned litigators William Gange and Ted Bock will walk you through the various stages of a civil action and identify the key considerations and steps you should take when the other side is a self-represented litigant.  Chief Justice of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, Glenn Joyal will discuss the role of the judge in dealing with the SRL, the opposing counsel and their client, at each stage of the proceeding.

    Presenters:      Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench (General Division)| Ted Bock,  Aikins MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP  |  William Gange,  Gange, Goodman & French

    Run Time:        85 minutes

    MCPD hours:    1.5 hours

    EPPM hours:     1.5 hours

    Price:                $50 + GST ($52.50)

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