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The Manitoba Law Foundation – The Manitoba Law Foundation

The Manitoba Law Foundation exists under The Legal Profession Act to fund programs that benefit Manitobans in the following areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform, and the development and maintenance of law libraries. Our main source of revenue is the interest payable on funds held in Manitoba lawyers’ pooled

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Law Foundations in Canada – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(4 days ago) Law Foundations in Canada History of The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Manitoba Law Foundation was created on October 23, 1986 by the Manitoba Legislature through an amendment to The Law Society Act, now called The Legal Profession Act.Under the statute, the objects of the Foundation are to encourage and promote legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform, and the

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Links to Law Society Information – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(5 days ago) Law firm pooled trust accounts are regulated by The Law Society of Manitoba. In April 2019, the Law Society implemented a Trust Safety Program that represents a significant change to the regulatory requirements for trust accounts. This requires all new firms who wish to operate a trust account to apply to the Law Society prior to opening a

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How to Apply for a Grant – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) law reform; and, the development and maintenance of law libraries. Determine also whether your Project/Program addresses one or more of the Foundation’s strategic granting priorities. For 2020/2021, the Foundation is encouraging innovative and/or collaborative projects that further access to justice and that address any or all of the

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FAQs – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(7 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation has negotiated terms governing the payment of interest on pooled trust accounts with most financial institutions in Manitoba. Usually interest is paid on either the average monthly or daily balance at a rate tied to the Prime Rate. Some institutions deduct transactions charges, but others have agreed to waive service

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MB Law Foundation – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) 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

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Mandatory Grants – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(6 days ago) Mandatory Grants Legal Aid Manitoba and Law Society of Manitoba. The Legal Profession Act sets out the two mandatory grants the Foundation must make each year: to Legal Aid Manitoba and to The Law Society of Manitoba. The amounts of these grants are determined by a formula set out in the statute based upon the amount of IOLTA revenue received in the prior fiscal year.

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Access to Knowledge, Access to Justice – The Manitoba Law

(6 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation, last December, made a project grant to Manitoba Law Library, Inc. (MLL) to fund the development and implementation of an online library catalog for MLL’s collection of materials held in the Great Library at the Law Courts Complex in Winnipeg.. We are pleased to see that the catalog has now gone live and features not only typical legal research resources, such …

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law student – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(4 days ago) SUMMER STUDENT OPPORTUNITY – FULL TIME POSITION Application Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2019 The Manitoba Law Foundation is a non-profit foundation that funds law

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Why it Matters Where You Hold Your Trust Account – The

(7 days ago) By statute, the Law Foundation’s mandate is to fund legal education, legal aid, law reform, law libraries and legal research. The Legal Profession Act requires that up to 50% of the revenues of the MLF are paid each year to Legal Aid Manitoba and up to 16.67% is paid to The Law

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Introducing our new Executive Director! – The Manitoba Law

(7 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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What About Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts

(4 days ago) In fact, in 1986, The Law Society Act was amended to provide that interest earned on pooled trust accounts in Manitoba belongs to The Manitoba Law Foundation. This provision came into effect at the same time as The Manitoba Law Foundation was established and as a result, for some 40+ years, the Foundation has been receiving interest earned on

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Recent Articles for Lawyers – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) 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

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Recent Granting – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(5 days ago) $13,800 | Indigenous Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan; $17,778 | Kinbrace and Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council, Manitoba Accessing Refugee Protection Program; $207,000 | Legal Aid Manitoba – Public Interest Law Centre; $20,000 | Legal Aid Manitoba – Public Interest Law Centre, Access to Environmental Justice

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Discretionary Grants – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) Discretionary Grants The Foundation maintains three discretionary grant programs. The Foundation has the discretion to approve grants for projects or programs that align with the purposes of the Foundation which are to encourage and promote legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform and the development and maintenance of law libraries.

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Board & Staff – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) The Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, or a faculty member appointed by the Dean, is the tenth. Appointments to the Board are for a term of two to four years, but directors continue to hold office until a successor is appointed.

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Manitoba Law Foundation – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(1 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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Literature Review on Access to Justice for Family and

(8 days ago) Figure 2 – Number of active civil law cases in 10 Canadian provinces and territories in 2017-18 *Sources: Statistics Canada tables 35-10-0114-01 and 35-10-0113-01 . Family law cases can be broken down further into divorce cases, child protection cases, and other types of cases. From 2013-14 to 2017-18, divorce cases comprised close to 40% and

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Accessibility – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is committed to The Accessibility for Manitobans Act and its customer service regulation. The Foundation communicates with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability. We make public information accessible upon request. The Foundation welcomes feedback from all individuals on our efforts

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We’re hiring a Summer Student! – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(7 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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Special Granting Initiative News – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(1 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation Established by statute in 1987, The Manitoba Law Foundation funds programs that benefit Manitobans in the following areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform, and the development and maintenance of law libraries. Our main source of revenue is the interest earned on funds held in Manitoba

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Literature Review – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(6 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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THE MANITOBA LAW FOUNDATION

(4 days ago) 2014/2015 TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT – THE MANITOBA LAW FOUNDATION MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Section 98 of the Act requires that the Board meet at least four times annually. In the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2015 the Board met in Winnipeg in June, October and December 2014 and in March 2015. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

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Report on Law Foundation Granting (July 2018) – The

(2 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba $535,824. In addition to the required grants paid under the provisions of the Act, the Foundation also makes discretionary grants under s.90(4) and in accordance with the objects of the Foundation. These grants are allocated from the surplus at the end of the previous fiscal year after the deduction of operating

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Letter of Direction Template – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(1 days ago) Letter of Direction Template. The Legal Profession Act requires, in s.50(2) that the interest earned on a lawyer’s pooled trust account must be remitted to The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Law Society of Manitoba, in consultation with the Foundation, has prepared a template Letter of Direction for lawyers to complete and provide to their financial institution for each pooled trust account.

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Contact Us – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(9 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation. Please note our new address in effect June 1, 2021: 207-698 Corydon Avenue. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0X9. Our telephone and email address remain the same: telephone: (204) 947-3142. email: [email protected]manitobalawfoundation.org.

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Annual Reports – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(3 days ago) Annual Report 2018-19. Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Comments Off on Annual Report 2017-18. August 7, 2018 by MB Law Foundation.

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Foundation News – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(3 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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How we Fund our Granting – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(4 days ago) How we Fund our Granting. The Foundation’s primary revenue source is from interest on lawyers’ trust accounts (“IOLTA”). IOLTA is paid by financial institutions to the Foundation on all pooled or mixed trust accounts maintained by lawyers practicing law in Manitoba.

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Annual Report 2019-2020 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) For Immediate Release: The Manitoba Law Foundation is pleased to announce today that three organisations will benefit from a total of just over $600,000 in Special Granting Initiative funding to support their efforts to enhance access, and remove systemic barriers, to justice in Manitoba.

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Information for Grant Recipients – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) Funds not Spent. If a grant recipient has any surplus grant funds at the end of a grant term, those funds must be returned to the Foundation unless otherwise authorized by the Board. The amount may be prorated where the Foundation is not the sole funder of the project or program.

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Vision, Mission & Mandate – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(1 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is committed to advancing legal knowledge, fostering excellence within the legal profession and facilitating community understanding of the justice system. The Foundation funds programs and initiatives that promote and enhance these commitments. Mandate

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administration – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(7 days ago) This is a season of change at The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Foundation’s long-serving Accounting Services Manager, Helen O’Connor is preparing to transition out of her role and is training her successor, Donna Frame, who joined the Foundation on May 1, 2019.

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Upcoming October 2019 Project Grant and Small Grant

(2 days ago) The next deadlines for applications to the Manitoba Law Foundation for Project Grants and Small Grants are fast approaching. Applications are due on or before October 1 st for Project Grants and on or before October 31 st for Small Grants, for consideration by the Board of Directors in December 2019.. Small Grants support small, one-time, distinct law-related projects.

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staff – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(8 days ago) June 10, 2019 by Manitoba Law Foundation. Bidding Farewell to Helen O’Connor. This spring, the Foundation is marking a number of transitions in its human resources. In June, long time Accounting Services Manager Helen O’Connor is leaving the Foundation after more than 20 years in that position. Helen was first retained by Executive Director

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Board Approves Grant Applications for 2019/2020 Totaling

(2 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation’s Board of Directors met in early December to consider applications received in the most recent granting cycle. The Board had determined at their September 2018 meeting to set aside up to $1.4 million for discretionary granting, including offering an increase of 15% to current recipients of core funding grants.

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Annual Report 2018-19 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(4 days ago) August 7, 2018 by MB Law Foundation. Annual Report 2017-18 . Our 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. 0 comment. August 6, 2018 by

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Annual Report 2017-18 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) August 6, 2018 by MB Law Foundation. Annual Report 2016-17 . Our 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Latest Posts. Literature Review. Jun 01, 2021 Annual Report 2019-2020. Nov 05, 2020

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Welcoming our new Accounting Services Manager – The

(4 days ago) This is a season of change at The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Foundation’s long-serving Accounting Services Manager, Helen O’Connor is preparing to transition out of her role and is training her successor, Donna Frame, who joined the Foundation on May 1, 2019.

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Annual Report 2014-15 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) January 3, 2020 by Manitoba Law Foundation. Annual Report 2018-19 . Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Comments Off on Annual Report 2017-18. August 7, 2018 by

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Bidding Farewell to Helen O’Connor – The Manitoba Law

(2 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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employment – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(3 days ago) This is a season of change at The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Foundation’s long-serving Accounting Services Manager, Helen O’Connor is preparing to transition out of her role and is training her successor, Donna Frame, who joined the Foundation on May 1, 2019.

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Annual Reports – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) January 3, 2020 by Manitoba Law Foundation. Annual Report 2018-19. Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Comments Off on Annual Report 2017-18. August 7, 2018 by MB Law

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Annual Report 2015-16 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(Just Now) January 3, 2020 by Manitoba Law Foundation. Annual Report 2018-19 . Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Comments Off on Annual Report 2017-18. August 7, 2018 by

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Upcoming October 2020 Project & Small Grant Application

(2 days ago) The next deadlines for applications to the Manitoba Law Foundation for Project Grants and Small Grants are fast approaching. Applications are due on or before October 1 st for Project Grants and on or before October 31 st for Small Grants, for consideration by the Board of Directors in December 2020.. Small Grants support small, one-time, distinct law-related projects.

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Next Small Grant Application Deadline is March 31, 2019

(3 days ago) The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives.

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Marking National Volunteer Week (April 2018) – The

(1 days ago) 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

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Annual Report 2016-17 – The Manitoba Law Foundation

(2 days ago) January 3, 2020 by Manitoba Law Foundation. Annual Report 2018-19 . Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it. Comments Off on Annual Report 2017-18. August 7, 2018 by

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