Manitoba

Groups line up to fight Manitoba's proposed anti-protest law

A proposed Manitoba law that would restrict the rights of protesters will likely face a court challenge, Indigenous and environmental groups say.
A profile view of a First Nations chief in traditional headdress
Southern Chiefs’ Organization Grand Chief Jerry Daniels is among those promising to fight new legislation. (Lyzaville Sale/CBC)

A proposed Manitoba law that would restrict the rights of protesters will likely face a court challenge, Indigenous and environmental groups say.

On Monday, the Progressive Conservative government unveiled a bill that would allow owners or operators of "critical infrastructure" to apply to the Court of Queen's Bench for an order to halt or limit protests.

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