Listen to The Every Lawyer

  • February 12, 2019

Do you have a favourite podcast? You’re not alone. Podcasts have been around for two decades but their popularity is surging, likely because there’s something for everyone: a podcast for every interest, as long or as short as you want it. And with the ubiquity of smartphones, everyone has access from wherever they may be – on the bus, or train, while walking to work or driving across the country.

Florence Ashley, LL.M., Receives the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section Hero Award

  • February 05, 2019

OTTAWA – In recognition of Florence Ashley’s commitment to advancing the cause of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited people with the Canadian legal profession, the Canadian Bar Association is awarding them the SOGIC – Hero Award.  The award will be presented to Florence Ashley at the CBA’s President’s Dinner on February 12, 2019 in Ottawa.

The Honourable Douglas R. Campbell Receives the Touchstone Award

  • February 04, 2019

OTTAWA – To celebrate the accomplishments of The Honourable Douglas R. Campbell for championing issues of equality within the institutions of the legal profession including the judiciary, the Canadian Bar Association is awarding him the Touchstone Award. 

NEERLS Update - February 2019

  • February 01, 2019

As the new year gets under way, the National Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section (NEERLS) is looking forward to a productive and successful 2019!

President's Report: At the Board

  • January 24, 2019

The Board met twice in January – on the 8th and the 18th – via videoconference using Zoom, the same technology we will be using once again on February 11 for our annual general meeting.

CBA Statement on Guatemala

  • January 24, 2019

The Canadian Bar Association is deeply concerned with the Guatemalan government’s decision to oust the UN backed Commission Against Impunity. It is an attack on the rule of law and a major blow to democracy in Guatemala.