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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Bill C-14: Our Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

  • May 10, 2016

Kim Jakeman, Chair of the CBA End of Life Working Group, appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to discuss the changes to Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal code and to make related amendments to others Acts (medical assistance in dying).