2019 Child Protection Program - Part 4 of 4
November 29, 2019
Jointly presented with the Court of Queen’s Bench Judges and the Provincial Court Judges

Update on Court Procedures
An update on the changes in the Court of Queen’s Bench, Family Division, as a result of the implementation of family law case flow in February 2019, and further changes planned for January 2020. Topics include:

  • Private guardianship applications (initiated by way of family file)
  • Applications under Child Abuse Registry provisions
  • Notice period for access motions
  • Applications with a significant amount of material to be filed

Presenter: Senior Master Frederick Lee, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench

Case Law & Legislation Update
An informative and entertaining review of key decisions rendered since the last update at the 2018 Child Protection Program and important cases that are under appeal. Also touches on the federal Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (in force on January 1, 2020), which profoundly affects how courts and agencies will deal with child protection cases involving Indigenous children.

Presenter: Michael Clark, Myers LLP

CPD hours: 1 | EPPM hours: 0 | Price: $55.00 + GST = $57.75