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Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts News Archive

Law students working at the Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts include Jamie Robertson (3L), Emily Palmer (2L), Kassandra Taverner (2L), Rebecca Penner (3L), and Lisa Haydey (2L).

Faculty of Law

Celebrating the power of art, education, legal innovation, and hope

May 2, 2024 — 
On March 14, 2024, The Honourable Anita R. Neville, P.C., O.M., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, hosted a formal reception at Government House to celebrate the Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts. Invited guests from the Manitoba arts and legal communities gathered to learn more about the mission and purpose behind the new legal arts clinic housed at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Law.

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Law students stand between two roll-up banners Left to right: Scott Groot (3L), Austin Sutherland (3L), Gabrielle Swan (The Pas Arts Council), Kassandra Taverner (2L), and Stephan Possin (3L)

Faculty of Law

Learning about Arts and Business Law needs of Northern Manitobans

April 22, 2024 — 
From March 24-27, law students from the Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts and L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the second annual Northern Arts & Food Workshop hosted at University College of the North in The Pas. While in The Pas students stayed on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) at Kikiwak Inn. Learn about OCN and inspiring plans for the Opaskwayak community.

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Kaylee Furber, Jamie Robertson, Rebecca Penner, Ashley Slagerman.

Faculty of Law

Cultivating Creativity and Commerce

April 9, 2024 — 
In a dynamic collaboration between the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic and Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts, four third-year law students —Ashley Slagerman, Kaylee Furber, Jamie Robertson, and Rebecca Penner from the Faculty of Law —enriched their final year of Law School by sharing as well as enriching the Grade 9-10 Balmoral Hall Venture Development and Law classes at Balmoral Hall, on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, with an engaging and informative presentation covering business law basics.

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law launches new Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts

November 3, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Law has launched a new Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts. The Clinic offers free legal advice and information specifically designed for artists, creatives, and arts and cultural organizations in Manitoba, including Northern communities, who do not have a lawyer or cannot afford legal assistance. Clients can receive information pertaining to contracts, intellectual property, sale of goods, information on business structures, technology, and more.

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