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Futures: What Next?

The CBA Futures Initiative released its report at the CBA Legal Conference in St. John’s in August, but the Initiative’s work in many ways has just begun. The next step is to make the report a reality.

Infographic (.pdf) by Margaret Hagan.

FuturesChat – Law & Technology: Who's Responsible?

Join our FuturesChat on October 30 at 1 p.m. ET to find out who/what will make lawyers more tech-capable. The TwitterChat will be hosted by Amir Tajkarimi, Lawyer and founder of

Familiarize yourself with the topic.

Possible constitutional shortcomings in Bill C-36

Ian Carter, Executive Member of the CBA’s National Criminal Justice Section, will present the CBA’s submission on the constitutional shortcomings of Bill C-36, Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on October 30, 2014.

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Photo: Licensed by Rick Harris under Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0)

Brian Bowman elected mayor of Winnipeg

Long-time CBA member Brian Bowman was elected Mayor of Winnipeg on Oct. 22.

A partner at the Winnipeg firm of Pitblado LLP, Brian has been active in the CBA’s National and Manitoba Branch Privacy Law Section in the early 2000s and again more recently as chair in 2013-2014. He was a speaker at the 4th Annual Access to Information & Privacy Law Symposium in 2013 where he addressed issues around access to government information.

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