Visit Schedule

The Supreme Court of Canada visited Winnipeg to hear two appeals and meet with Manitobans. It is part of the Court’s continued commitment to increasing access to justice, and it was the first time in history that the Court sat outside of Ottawa.

Events open to the public are indicated. Please note that this document may be updated if details change.

Monday, September 23

  • Media interviews and press conference (morning)
  • Supreme Court of Canada & Manitoba Court of Appeal judges meet local high school students (2 p.m.)
  • Reception hosted by Mayor of Winnipeg (late afternoon)

Tuesday, September 24

  • Supreme Court of Canada annual judges’ meeting (all day)

Wednesday, September 25

Thursday, September 26

Friday, September 27

  • Chief Justice meets with Executive members of the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association (morning)
  • SCC judges meet with the First Nations community: Grand Chief Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (9:15 a.m.)
  • SCC judges meet with the francophone community (10:45 a.m.)
  • SCC judges meet with the Métis community: David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Métis Federation and the 22 members of his caucus (12:05 p.m.)
  • SCC judges meet with University of Manitoba law students (afternoon)