2015 Child Protection Program - Part 4 of 6
What Works and What Doesn't: A Survey of Select Practices from Various Jurisdiction
November 13, 2015
Jointly presented with the Court of Queen’s Bench Judges and the Provincial Court Judges

An experienced panel of Judges, lawyers and an academic share their experiences and thoughts on select child protection practices in various jurisdictions. This session provides insight into the advantages and drawbacks of different approaches and generates discussion about opportunities for improvements here in Manitoba. Topics include:

  • Summary judgment: pros and cons
  • Focused hearings
  • Timelines in the legislation
  • Use of affidavits, process and the history of mediation in Nova Scotia
  • "Customary Care" Part X - CFS Act Ontario
  • Community pilot project in Pine Falls
  • Intervention and Removal of Parent Program in Nelson House
  • Mediation pilot project

Moderator: Associate Chief Justice Marianne Rivoalen, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench (Family Division)

Justice Carole Curtis, Ontario Court of Justice
Professor Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
Judge Carena Roller, Provincial Court of Manitoba
Darryl Buxton, Myers Weinberg LLP
Lore Mirwaldt, Q.C., Mirwaldt & Gray

CPD hours: 1.25 | EPPM hours: 0 | Price: $55.00 + GST = $57.75