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2017 Conferences

  • April 11, 2017

Does your Section have a conference in the coming months? Read on to find out.

Spotlight on social media

  • February 08, 2017

So you want to set up a social media site for your Section or Forum. It’s a good idea, but there are a lot of questions that you need to ask – and answers that you need to find – before you go ahead. Read on to discover a few things you’ll need to consider.

Upcoming conferences

  • February 08, 2017

The CBA Constitutional and Human Rights Law Conference, IP Day 2017 and the CCCA Agents of Change Conference are just three of the National Sections and Forums conferences coming up this spring. Read on for a list of what else you can expect.

Input on environmental assessment process provided

  • December 22, 2016

The CBA’s Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section and Aboriginal Law Section have responded to an expert panel reviewing the federal government’s environmental assessment process.

Senate hears from CBA on Indian Act amendments

  • November 30, 2016

In an appearance before the Senate on Nov. 29, the CBA says Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act, is on track to effectively remove gender inequities from the Indian Act. However, a piece meal approach has not proved effective in the past and the CBA urges more time to consider all the ramifications this time around.

Honour of the Crown theme of CBA Aboriginal Law Conference May 5-6, Ottawa Marriott Hotel

  • May 04, 2016

“The Honour of the Crown” is the theme of the Canadian Bar Association’s Aboriginal Law Conference taking place in Ottawa, May 5-6. Speakers at the event include author John Ralston Saul; Claudette Commanda of the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres; Justice Harry Slade, chair of the Specific Claims Tribunal; Bob Rae of Othuis Kleer Townshend; and the Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin.