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Spotlight on the Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

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 Annual Meeting is a no-nonsense 2 ½ hour business meeting that members can attend in person and virtually. Read on to see what else we have in store →


VP ELECTION

Ray Adlington

Raymond Adlington has been elected from a field of three 2017-18 Board members to be vice-president of the CBA – and next year’s president. Read on for more →


CBA Influence

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Check out the latest issue of CBA Influence, a monthly newsletter about CBA initiatives, submissions, interventions and comments on public policy. This newsletter provides a 360-degree look at both our current advocacy work, and opportunities for the CBA to get involved.


2017 RESOLUTIONS

2017 Resolutions

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


CLASS ACTION TASK FORCE CONSULTATION

Class Action Task Force

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.  Read on for more →


CBAII WELL-POSITIONED TO WORK WITH GOVERNMENT'S FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE POLICY

CBA International Initiatives

With the launch of the government’s new feminist international assistance policy, the CBA is well positioned to bring its experience and knowledge to support the poorest and most vulnerable by addressing the root causes of inequality. Read on for more →


SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE CANADIAN BAR REVIEW ONLINE AN HOMAGE TO JUSTICE LOUIS LEBEL

Louis LeBel

The latest edition of The Canadian Bar Review online is a special issue that pays homage to the Honorable Justice Louis LeBel, featuring papers presented at a 2015 colloquium hosted by ABC-Québec. Read on for more →


TIME TO RENEW!

Time to Renew!

Your membership renewal is a commitment to your career and your profession. It’s a reminder that you belong to something big, and something that matters. Check out the website to see what the CBA can do for you.


NEED A TOOL FOR THE JOB?

Toolkits

CBA volunteers spend a lot of time each year putting together toolkits to help lawyers improve their practice. We’ve gathered all of those toolkits into one easy-to-use page on the cba.org website. Come check out the new resource.


CBA ADVANTAGE PREFERRED PRICING & OFFERS


STAGE2DATA

In a recent survey completed by over 800 IT professionals, more than 50% admitted their organisations experienced a ransomware attack in the last 24 months. Fortunately for those who had proper data protection mechanisms in place the recovery process could have been as simple as restoring the infected servers to their original state in minutes. For more info on how Stage2Data in partnership with Veeam effectively counters ransomware, download our free ebook.

ERASSURE

Wills and estates lawyers: Do you think you know a safe estate from a risky estate? Use our Risk Calculator to measure risk on your estate files. You might be surprised! ERAssure Estate Administration Insurance.

LENOVO

You may know Lenovo as a company that makes PCs. These days things are different and we believe that different is better. Whether it’s for performing power computing or beating budget constraints, there is a Lenovo device to suit every user, or any situation. Visit the CBA Lenovo site and explore what Lenovo has to offer.


Editor: Kim Covert

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