Mission Statement

CLEA provides legal information to Manitobans that helps individuals better understand our legal system and how to resolve their legal issues because we believe that legal knowledge is necessary for full and equal participation in our society.


Program Strategy

To meet the diverse information needs of our community, we have adopted the following objectives to help us plan our programs:

  • Individuals Focus To provide information about the law, legal system and sources of legal assistance in response to requests.
  • Intermediaries Focus┬áTo provide service providers and representative groups with information about: the law, legal system, sources of legal assistance and law reform.

Access to Justice Focus

To identify barriers and promote possible solutions to support a more equitable and accessible justice system that is responsive to the needs of Manitoba’s diverse communities.

“Empowering people to understand the law.”

“Unknown rights are not rights at all.”