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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

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 »

Questions to ask lawyers when you need legal help

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Family conflicts are never easy. But sometimes, the safest and best way to resolve them is to resort to legal… Read more »

Laws and services in MB

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Many laws in Manitoba govern various aspects of daily living. Coming from a new country, most of these will be… Read more »

Manitoba’s court system

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Manitoba has three main courts: The Court of Appeal, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Provincial Court. Each deals… Read more »

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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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