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Welcome to Community Legal Education Association

Community Legal Education Association is a charitable organization that provides Manitobans with information about the law through several services. We have existed since 1984.

Our office will be closed from December 19th to January 4th.  However, our website has a lot of information.  You may want to check out our Videos, Frequently Asked Questions and Unrepresented Litigants section.

Canadian/Manitoba Content Alert

The legal information on this website is about Canadian laws, in the case of federal legislation, and Manitoba laws, in the case of provincial legislation. Information about specific laws in other Canadian provinces may be available on the Links page.

COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Questions and Answers  We will be updating this information regularly, but the information is changing quickly.  Check the websites provided.  If you have questions about COVID-19, you can contact the Law Phone-In & Lawyer Referral Program at 204-943-2305, or .

Check for COVID-19 Announcements under Latest NEWS, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Business & Non-Profits

    Business & Non-Profits

  • Consumer / Debts

    Consumer / Debts

  • Criminal Law

    Criminal Law

  • Employment and Income Assistance

    Employment and Income Assistance

  • Family Law / Droit de la famille

    Family Law / Droit de la famille

  • Housing


  • Immigration Law

    Immigration Law

  • Lawyers & Court

    Lawyers & Court

  • Neighbours


  • Settling Disputes

    Settling Disputes

  • Wills & Estates

    Wills & Estates

  • Work


Upcoming Events

Mediation in Cases Involving Intimate Partner Violence

The Family Law Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association joins with CLEA and Mediation Services to... view event

Family Law: Collaborative Practice, Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (WEBINAR)

Family Law: Collaborative Practice, Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (WEBINAR)... view event

Wills, Powers of Attorney & Healthcare Directives (WEBINAR)

Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives (WEBINAR) Monday, June 5, 2023  ~  12:00 –... view event

Latest News

Annual General Meeting – Wednesday, June 14th at 6 p.m.

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 14th at 6 p.m. through Zoom. Annual... continue reading

VIPV Webinars 2023

Webinars with open registration within the Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Project can be... continue reading

Annual Law Conference

We hold a law conference every year.  This year’s conference will be a virtual conference... continue reading

Workplace Sexual Harassment Project

CLEA has set up a Workplace Sexual Harassment Hotline for Manitoba. The Hotline is staffed by a staff lawyer who can provide legal information and advice, make appropriate referrals to agencies, print and other resources. In appropriate circumstances, the staff lawyer can refer the client to a lawyer on CLEA’s lawyer referral panel for representation. This project is funded by Justice Canada.

The toll-free number for the Hotline is 1-877-226-4366.

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Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Project

With the financial support of Justice Canada, our Victims of Intimate Partner Violence program offers information about the law and supports available to help survivors.  We have a telephone line open from 9 a.m. until noon on weekdays and a dedicated email address.

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