2019

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Vivene Salmon Is The Canadian Bar Association First Black President

  • September 09, 2019

Vivene Salmon has made legal history as the first Black person, racialized lawyer and female in-house counsel to head the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). The 123-year-old Association who made the announcement via a press release on its website said Salmon began her year-long tenure on Sept. 1, 2019.

Vivene Salmon is the new CBA President

  • September 03, 2019

OTTAWA – Vivene Salmon of Toronto began her year-long tenure as CBA President on Sept. 1, 2019. Salmon is the 123-year-old Association’s first president of colour, and only the second president from the in-house counsel community. She takes over from Raymond Adlington of Halifax. Brad Regehr of Manitoba takes over as Vice-President.