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National Child Day – What can you do?

  • November 08, 2017

The CBA’s Child Rights Committee has some ideas for what you can do to improve the rights of all Canadian children on Nov. 20 – National Child Day – and every other day of the year.

Call for nominations – Founders’ Award

  • November 08, 2017

The CBA Immigration Law Section is accepting nominations for its Founders’ Award. This award recognizes an exceptional law student or junior lawyer and a future leader of our Section. The successful candidate will be recognized at our National Immigration Law Conference in April 2018.

CBA on privacy of Canadians at airports and borders

  • September 28, 2017

The Canadian Bar Association appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. The submission was prepared by the CBA Privacy and Access, Immigration Law, and Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade Sections, as well as the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) and the Ethics Subcommittee of the Policy Committee of the Board.

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.

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.

CBA Child Rights Toolkit: Free Webinar

  • April 20, 2017

Register for a free webinar, part of the Access to Justice for Children – Child Rights in Action Conference, taking place on May 11 to learn about the CBA’s Child Rights Toolkit. Prepared by the CBA National Children’s Law Committee, this comprehensive Toolkit helps lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions affecting children.

2017 Conferences

  • April 11, 2017

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