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A new chapter in Child Rights

  • December 06, 2018

The very popular Child Rights Toolkit prepared by the Children’s Law Committee has just been updated with a new section on SOGIE issues -- sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression – which apply in more areas than you’d think. Read on for more.

Spotlight on The Every Lawyer

  • December 06, 2018

You’ve heard of them. You’ve probably listened to some – you may even have a few favourites. Podcasts are experiencing an explosive growth in popularity. And the CBA has entered the fray with its own podcast channel, The Every Lawyer, which has been growing a strong following since its launch in October.

Sharpen your legal skills with webinar series

  • December 06, 2018

The CBA’s popular Skilled Lawyer Series is back with a total of 16 webinars over two streams to help you improve your litigation and transactional skills, and accumulate up to 12 hours of CPD credits per stream in just a few months.

Women Lawyers win Award of Excellence

  • November 13, 2018

This year’s winner of the National Sections Council Award of Excellence is the Women Lawyers Forum, recognized for its outstanding contribution of a National Section in providing service to members and furthering the objectives of the Association. Read on for more.

Tick. Tock. Time to renew.

  • October 16, 2018

The days are getting shorter—and so too is the time to renew your Canadian Bar Association membership for another year. Join thousands of your colleagues from across Canada and renew today so you can continue to get the most out of your national association.

From the Board: Marie Laure Leclercq

  • October 16, 2018

Last year, when seats opened up on the national Board of Directors under the new governance structure, I decided to apply, and I had the privilege of sitting on the first board faced with the challenge of operating under the new CBA 2.0 structure.

New CBA awards deadline

  • September 13, 2018

Since the CBA annual meeting now takes place in February instead of August, the deadline for nominations for a number of awards has been changed this year to October 15.

Application process for expungement

  • August 22, 2018

Do you have a client who was once convicted of an offence that is no longer illegal? The Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act is now in force. Find out what you can do to clear a client’s record.

Five Canadian lawyers. Five great reasons to renew.

  • August 09, 2018

They say membership has its benefits, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to joining or renewing your membership in the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). More than 36,000 lawyers throughout Canada know firsthand the value of being a CBA member. From career development and networking opportunities to influencing legal policies and the Canadian judicial system, being a member of the CBA means being actively involved in your profession.