News

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

Spotlight on the 2018 AGM in Ottawa

  • February 20, 2018

Speeches, reports, resolutions, presentations – all in a 2 1/2-hour business meeting with people on the ground in Ottawa and more taking part from hubs across the country.

Attend The Pitch on May 1

  • February 16, 2018

Get ahead of the legal innovation curve by joining us at The Pitch. Free for CBA members.

Essay contests – deadlines approaching

  • February 16, 2018

The CBA’s essay contests can help you build your profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and hone your research and writing skills. And for the best submissions, we are awarding $250 - $2,500 in cash prizes. See what deadlines are fast approaching.

Develop and hone your skills with SLS 2018

  • February 16, 2018

The Skilled Lawyer Series is back with two streams to help you develop skills or hone the ones you already have. The first stream, beginning Jan. 30, is all about interpreting financial statements; stream two, which kicks off on Feb. 15, is about drafting legal documents.

Report: CBA Wellness Meeting

  • February 16, 2018

Candice Pollack and Nicolas Joubert attended the CBA Wellness meeting in Winnipeg last October on behalf of CBA Young Lawyers. They’ve written about their experience.

Competition Law update

  • February 16, 2018

The CBA Competition Law Section is anticipating another active and exciting year. Here’s a look at what it’s been doing and what’s in store.

A new chapter in global corruption

  • February 16, 2018

A new chapter on election financing has been added to the course book “Global Corruption: Law, Theory and Practice” which is available on the CBA website. The CBA’s Anti-Corruption Team sponsored and reviewed the first edition of the book written by Professor Gerry Ferguson at the University of Victoria.

Ten things important to me about the TWU hearing

  • February 16, 2018

Susan Ursel and co-counsel appeared before the Supreme Court in December on behalf of the CBA, which was intervening in the TWU case. Former CBA President Eugene Meehan, who was also in the room, asked her to write about her impressions of the day.