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Fall conferences

  • October 12, 2016

Is your Section having a conference this fall? Read on to see our list of upcoming conferences.

Paul Smith Memorial Award

  • August 08, 2016

Benny Chan, a student at McGill University Faculty of Law, has won the 2016 Paul Smith Memorial Award.

CBA urges fine-tuning accountability of public office holders under the Statutory Review of the Conflict of Interest Act

  • February 25, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is contributing to Parliament’s review of the Conflict of Interest Act, making recommendations that would fine-tune the accountability of current and former public office holders including politicians, senior public servants, and order in council appointees. The CBA also recommends that other officials not currently required to report, such as the governor of the Bank of Canada, be added to those already subject to oversight by the Ethics Commissioner.

The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit to address child rights

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a free, comprehensive new tool to address an inherent knowledge gap on children’s rights in Canada. The CBA Child Rights Toolkit is designed to help lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions for children.