Key Dates

APPLY FROM MARCH 4-APRIL 1, 8PM EDT

We’re recruiting board members who together reflect the diversity of the legal profession and the geography of Canada, as well as a mix of practice types, year of call, language, skills and experience. Learn which jurisdictions are eligible to apply this year.

March 4: Board of Directors application period opens

April 1, 8pm EDT: Board of Directors application period closes

April 12: Deadline for reception of certificates of standing

April 17: Governance and Equality Committee recommends a slate of candidates

April 29: Board of Directors campaigning period opens

May 6: Board of Directors voting period opens to Electors

June 6, 8 p.m. EDT: Board of Directors voting period closes

June 11: 2019-2020 Board of Directors announced

August 8 and 9: Board orientation session for members

September 12: Full-day in-person Board meeting and Transfer of Chain of Office (Toronto)

November 28: Board meeting by video conference (2 hours)

January 16: Board meeting by video conference (2 hours)

February 19: CBA Annual General Meeting (p.m.)  followed by President’s Dinner (Ottawa)

February 20: Leadership Forum (all day) followed by Supreme Court dinner (Ottawa)

February 21: Full-day in-person Board meeting (Ottawa)

April 30: Board meeting by video conference (2 hours)

June 25: Full day in-person Board meeting (location TBD)

These dates are subject to change.