News

Browse our news listing for top CBA news stories and messages to our members.

Eliminating preliminary inquiries will not fix judicial delays

  • March 15, 2017

In a letter dated March 14, 2017 to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, the CBA’s National Criminal Justice Section urges the government to complete a careful and comprehensive review of the many challenges facing Canada’s criminal justice system, taking advantage of current research and hearing from all justice system participants.

Calls for Nominations

  • March 09, 2017

A number of national CBA Sections and Forums are putting out the call for nominees for a number of upcoming awards. Do you know someone who fits one of these bills?

Not just a Bystander

  • March 09, 2017

Following up on the National Women Lawyers Forum’s 2016 #WriteYourWrong campaign, a number of CBA Sections and Forums collaborated to present a podcast called Not Just a Bystander, which was launched on International Women’s Day, March 8.

Upcoming Spring Conferences

  • March 09, 2017

The CCCA conference in Toronto in April and IP Day in Ottawa in May are just two of the many conferences taking place between now and the end of June.

Better Client Service series: PD for A2J

  • March 09, 2017

The CBA’s latest series of professional development webinars has begun, this one is aimed at aimed at helping lawyers up their game and enhancing access to justice at the same time.

Next edition of anti-corruption handbook now available

  • March 09, 2017

The 2017 edition of the book Global Corruption: Law, Theory and Practice is now available online. The first of its kind when it was first published in 2015, the course book on anti-corruption was written by University of Victoria law professor Gerry Ferguson. CBA’s Anti-Corruption Team sponsors the book.