News

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

CBA on CBSA's Flagpoling pilot program

  • July 13, 2017

On July 11, the CBA Immigration Law Section sent a letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, voicing concerns with the lengthy processing times for various immigration applications at the CBSA’s Southern Ontario Region, as well as with the Flagpoling pilot project that was initiated on June 16, 2017.

2017 Resolutions

  • July 12, 2017

There will only be three resolutions at this year’s Annual Meeting – and we might not get to two of them. The top priority will be Resolution #1, the bylaw package.

Spotlight on the Annual Meeting

  • July 12, 2017

CBA Council and the CBA Legal Conference used to be a days-long extravaganza of meetings and PD sessions and keynote speakers and entertainment. This year’s AGM is a no-nonsense 2 ½ hour business meeting that members can attend in person and virtually.

Class action task force consultation

  • July 12, 2017

Later this summer, the CBA’s National Task Force on Class Actions will be consulting the profession on a proposed case management protocol, including updates to the current notice protocol.

CBA comments on MAID Monitoring Regime

  • June 16, 2017

In its letter to Health Canada, the CBA’s End-of-life working group offers comments in response to the proposed regulations for monitoring medical assistance in dying.