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Court Challenges Program Expert Panels – Opportunity

  • November 02, 2017

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now seeking applications from persons willing to serve as members of one of the two independent expert panels for the CCP – one for official language rights and one for human rights.

Spotlight on bilingualism on the bench

  • October 11, 2017

The CBA has long advocated for a greater commitment to bilingualism on the bench, particularly in the superior courts, as an access to justice issue. And with its announcement in late September of a new action plan, it appears the government is ready to make it happen.

Overview of Appointments of Prothonotaries of the Federal Court

  • July 26, 2017

The Commissioner of Federal Judicial Affairs is seeking applications from barristers or advocates who are members in good standing of any provincial or territorial Bar, and who have extensive professional experience spanning at least ten years, to fill an existing vacancy at the Federal Court in Vancouver and create a pool of candidates to staff future prothonotary positions in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

Stress in Canadian attorneys: A survey

  • February 28, 2017

The CBA is pleased to support the Psychological Trauma Reseach Laboratory from the Douglas Institute with their research examining the well-being of Canadian attorneys.