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Call for Applications for Special Granting Initiative

The Manitoba Law Foundation is excited to announce that it has established a Special Granting Initiative to support innovative and/or collaborative projects that have the goal of achieving a significant impact in enhancing justice and access to justice in Manitoba. The Foundation has set aside $1,500,000 for the Special Granting Initiative and is seeking applications … Continue reading Call for Applications for Special Granting Initiative

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Report on Law Foundation Granting (July 2018)

The Manitoba Law Foundation’s Board of Directors recently met to allocate and approve the Foundation’s statutory and discretionary grants for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. The Legal Profession Act provides in s.90(1) that the Foundation allocate specific portions of interest on lawyers’ trust accounts received in the previous fiscal year to The Legal Aid Society of … Continue reading Report on Law Foundation Granting (July 2018)

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Why it Matters Where You Hold Your Trust Account

Changes to The Law Society of Manitoba’s Rules on trust accounts resulted in a flurry of new trust account openings as lawyers and law firms practising in the area of real property transactions set up the restricted accounts required for the new eRegistration system at Teranet Manitoba (aka The Property Registry.) As the Letters of … Continue reading Why it Matters Where You Hold Your Trust Account