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The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit to address child rights

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a free, comprehensive new tool to address an inherent knowledge gap on children’s rights in Canada. The CBA Child Rights Toolkit is designed to help lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions for children.

CBA calls Victims Bill of Rights Act an important step for victims

While the CBA calls the Victims Bill of Rights Act (Bill C-32) an important step for victims of crime, it is recommending changes to improve the Bill’s ability to withstand possible constitutional scrutiny, protect prosecutorial independence and ensure that the criminal justice system is in fact able to deliver on any rights promised to victims of crime.