W.C. Kushneryk

Phone: (204) 957-1717 ext: 305

University of Manitoba L.L.B. 1968
Bachelor of Arts 1965

Admitted to Manitoba Bar 1969

Area of Practice: Civil Litigation

Member, The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Panel for Manitoba 1986 – 1996

Law Practice

Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1986, has appeared as counsel before Courts at all levels in Manitoba; the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division); the Ontario Court of Appeal; the Federal Court of Canada Trial Division; the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Professional Associations/Activities

Past chair, Civil Justice Section Manitoba Branch, Canadian Bar Association; past lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba Bar Admission Course; lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba legal studies seminar on professional liability insurance protection and risk avoidance; member, Law Society of Manitoba Legal Studies Committee to consider Rules pursuant to proposed amendments to Law Society Act relating to competence; former member, national committee of Canadian bar association on immigration matters.

Educational/Community Involvement

Former Member, Universities Grants Commission; Past Board Member, St. Pauls High School; Past Member, St. Pauls College Board of Governors, the University of Manitoba; Past Member, Board of Trustees, Seven Oaks General Hospital; Past Board Member, St. Joseph’s Residents Inc. personal care home.


The Law Society of Manitoba
The Manitoba Bar Association
The Canadian Bar Association