Improving Manitoba Laws in Relation to Animals: Priorities for the Winnipeg Humane Society

Date & Time

  • April 11
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM


  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Zoom Video Conference


Bring a Buddy Months - In April and May 2024 consider bringing a non-member buddy to a Section Meeting. Sections provide opportunities for lawyers to further their professional education and to keep ahead of current developments within the profession. The MBA wants to show non-members what they are missing!! Non-CBA members can email to register.

TITLE: Improving Manitoba Laws in Relation to Animals: Priorities for the Winnipeg Humane Society
DATE: Thursday, April 11, 2024
TIME: 12:00 Noon -1:30pm
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference 
SPEAKER: Krista Boryskavich, Counsel, Winnipeg Humane Society

For the first time since its creation in 1894, the Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) has its own in-house counsel. Please join WHS counsel, Krista Boryskavich, as she discusses relevant animal law issues and the WHS's law reform priorities. This session will touch on strengthening The Animal Care Act in relation to backyard breeding and pet-friendly housing initiatives in relation to The Residential Tenancies Act, among other matters.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at
At approximately 9:30am on Thursday, April 11, 2024 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link to join the Zoom video conference meeting

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.

Elizabeth McCandless
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section
University of Manitoba - Faculty of Law
Ph: 204-474-7939

Monique St. Germain
Co-Chair, MBA Animal Law Section
Canadian Centre for Child Protection 
Ph: 204-560-2113 Ext. 742