The Canadian Bar Association announces the newest Legal Aid Leader Award winner: Shalini Konanur

  • November 25, 2014

Shalini Konanur has made a major contribution to legal aid services. For the last six years she has been executive director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario. She has provided a wide range of legal services to the community of South Asians – including assistance with immigration, income maintenance, employment, human rights, workplace safety and family law.

CBA comments on Extractive Sector Transp

  • November 21, 2014

In November 2014, CBA responded to measures in Bill C-43 - Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 enacting the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act.

The CBA warns of possible constitutional shortcomings in Bill C-36

  • October 29, 2014

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) cautions that Bill C-36, Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, introduced by the federal government in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, may fall short on constitutional grounds.