2019

Today
Today

Unequal access to justice is no laughing matter

  • June 13, 2019

OTTAWA – No one ever thinks it will happen to them. But in any given three-year period nearly half the population will experience a legal issue requiring legal advice. And when they do, quite a few will discover that Canada’s vaunted social safety net has unravelled in the places where legal aid should be.

First-ever leadership bootcamp for racialized lawyers a success

  • June 11, 2019

You could see it in the packed rooms, with people spilling over into the overflow seating at the back. You could hear it in the noisy conversation at break times, strangers becoming comrades. And you could feel it in the air, the energy crackling in the room as the CBA’s first-ever Leadership Bootcamp for Racialized Lawyers kicked off in Toronto.

More PD included with your membership this year

  • June 11, 2019

This membership renewal season, the CBA is pleased to offer you more for your membership. All CBA members now receive complimentary access to 52 professional development programs, representing 67 hours of accredited CPD.

Competition Law update

  • June 11, 2019

Summer may be on the horizon but the Competition Law Section isn’t slowing down.

Winner of the Atrium essay contest

  • June 11, 2019

Congratulations to Shadi Varkiani, who has been named winner of this year’s Atrium essay contest presented by the Construction and Infrastructure Law Section. Read Shadi’s winning essay, Construction Law: A Comparison of Adjudication Frameworks in the UK and Ontario here (need link once posted) available in English only.

Winner of 2019 Real Property Law Student Essay Competition

  • June 11, 2019

Congratulations! Kaitlin Brennan of the University of Ottawa is the winner of the 2019 CBA Real Property Law Student Essay Competition for her paper titled, Damages vs. Specific Performance: Land Contracts (paper only available in English).