"Ag-Gag" Laws in Canada

Date & Time

  • October 20
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM


  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Online - Zoom Video Conference


DATE: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
TIME:  12:00 Noon – 1:30pm
LOCATION: Online - Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC: "Ag-Gag" Laws in Canada
SPEAKER: Kevin D. Toyne, Hill Sokalski Walsh LLP

Join Kevin Toyne as he discusses the recent introduction of "ag-gag" legislation in several Canadian jurisdictions, which generally increase trespassing fines on farm property and make it an offence to obtain permission by "false pretences", and why these enactments are trending in Manitoba and across Canada.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at www.cbapd.org.

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.  

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: https://zoom.us/download. 

If you are planning to participate from smartphone or tablet you would need to install an App from the Apple Store or Google Play.   If you are installing the app from the Apple Store or Google Play to use on an iPad, iPhone or Android device or tablet, the free app is called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”.    

We would recommend that you have either the Zoom Cloud Meetings App or the Zoom Client for Meetings downloaded at least 15 minutes before the meeting. 

When you do join, please allow your device to join with audio.  This feature can be found under Join Options in an Apple or Android device or Join with Computer Audio if you are participating on a laptop. 

If you are having troubles, please email sections@cba-mb.ca. 

At approximately 9:30am on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Monday, October 19, 2020.  

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba's Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Catherine E. Skinner
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Ph: 204-954-4582

Elizabeth McCandless
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section