CBA Legal Futures Initiative

  • August 16, 2013

In the years ahead, the legal industry in Canada will be facing a wave of fundamental changes. The development and adoption of new technologies has altered the way potential clients identify value and receive legal products and services.

Access to justice summary report to be released at CBA legal conference Aug. 18, 2013

  • August 15, 2013

On Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Canadian Bar Association Legal Conference in Saskatoon, the Access to Justice Committee will release its summary report Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act, to give CBA members a taste of what it’s learned about the state of access to justice in Canada, and what it recommends be done about it.

The CCCA at CBA Legal Conference, Aug. 17-20, Saskatoon

  • July 16, 2013

Tim McGee, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Law Society of British Columbia; Nathalie Des Rosiers, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section at University of Ottawa; and Heather Innes, Counsel, Global Process Leader, International Trade Law and Chief Privacy Officer at GM Canada, headline a luncheon plenary on August 19 during the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association’s (CCCA) stream at the CBA Legal Conference (CLC), taking place August 17-20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The CBA welcomes new Minister of Justice

  • July 15, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) welcomes Peter MacKay as the new federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, as announced in today’s Cabinet shuffle.

The CBA favours protection against hate speech in Canadian Human Rights Act

  • June 25, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) opposes Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act, as it calls for the repeal of section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA), something the CBA says will result in the proliferation of hate speech on the Internet and through other forms of telecommunications.