News

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

Winner of the Atrium essay contest

  • June 11, 2019

Congratulations to Shadi Varkiani, who has been named winner of this year’s Atrium essay contest presented by the Construction and Infrastructure Law Section. Read Shadi’s winning essay, Construction Law: A Comparison of Adjudication Frameworks in the UK and Ontario here (need link once posted) available in English only.

Winner of 2019 Real Property Law Student Essay Competition

  • June 11, 2019

Congratulations! Kaitlin Brennan of the University of Ottawa is the winner of the 2019 CBA Real Property Law Student Essay Competition for her paper titled, Damages vs. Specific Performance: Land Contracts (paper only available in English).

CBA Advantage

  • June 11, 2019

We have two new CBA Advantage member offers to tell you about this month:

CBA Influence

  • May 27, 2019

A number of recent CBA submissions deal with topics of importance to the business and corporate sector. Here’s a sampling of submissions and the CBA Influence blogs that accompanied them.

Competition Law update

  • May 27, 2019

The Competition Law Section has been having a busy spring. For a quick update on what it’s been doing, and what’s coming up, please read on.

Spotlight on Viscount Bennett Fellowship

  • May 13, 2019

Karine McLaren, a law professor from the Université de Moncton, and Scott Franks, an associate with Olthui Kleer Townshend LLP in Toronto, are the joint recipients of this year’s Viscount Bennett Award.

Privilege at the border toolkit

  • May 13, 2019

Most of us are conscious of the image we present when we travel, making sure our faces and our clothes are clean and tidy. If you’re a lawyer crossing the border with an electronic device that might have privileged client information on it, don’t forget to give that a scrub as well.

Animating the idea of judicial independence

  • May 13, 2019

Protecting and supporting judicial independence is one of the CBA’s most important mandates. We see the independence of the judicial branch as fundamental to our entire system of law and law-making.