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The Canadian legal system respects individual rights and makes sure that the society functions in an orderly manner. On this page, you will find links about public law, legal aid and family law.  Learning more about the legal system will not only help you enjoy your rights better,  it will also encourage you to become a more responsible and productive resident of Canada.


Quick Facts

  • Canada’s laws are divided into Public and Private Law.
  • Help is available if you are unable to afford a lawyer.
  • According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Immigrant women may be more vulnerable to domestic violence due to economic dependence, language barriers and a lack of knowledge about community resources.

Law and Justice Articles by Topic

Newest Law and Justice Articles

Why do you need to learn about Family Law?

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Family Law is usually equated with disputes about child custody, or about matters relating to marriage or divorce. It actually… Read more »

Understanding the Victims Bill of Rights

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Have you heard about the Victims Bill of Rights? This law ensures that victims of crime are taken care of… Read more »

When things don’t work out: Getting separated or divorced in MB

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Ending a relationship is hard. It can take an emotional (and physical) toll on you and your partner/spouse. You have… Read more »

What to do when you lose a loved one in MB

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A death in the family is a most unthinkable event. When it happens, we are left in shock and grief…. Read more »

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What to do when you lose a loved one in MB

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A death in the family is a most unthinkable event. When it happens, we are left in shock and grief…. Read more »

Related Activities

The importance of having a will

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Having a proper well could save you and your family from financial disaster. Join this workshop to discover the importance… Read more »

Seeking legal representation in Manitoba

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Have you ever needed a lawyer or had a legal question you couldn’t get answered in a timely manner? Attend… Read more »

Law and Justice Workshops

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Want to learn more about the legal system in Canada? This series of workshops will discuss a variety of topics… Read more »

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