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Spotlight on East Africa project, call for volunteers

  • December 07, 2017

The project has the green light, the funding is in place, now the CBA just needs to put some people in its resource bank for a program in East Africa focusing on increasing sustainable growth in the region, particularly for women and communities affected by extractive industries. Can we sign you up?

Spotlight on The Pitch

  • November 08, 2017

The Pitch is back and it’s going global. This spring, the world’s top legaltech startups will battle it out on stage in front of an expert panel of judges – and a live audience.

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.

Young Lawyers Pro Bono Award winner

  • May 11, 2017

Ranjan K. Agarwal, a partner at Bennet Jones in Toronto who has been singled out as a future star in the legal profession, has been awarded this year’s Young Lawyers Pro Bono Award for his dedicated and innovative pro bono work.

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.

Young Lawyers International Program

  • February 02, 2016

In January, a contingent of 17 young lawyers with the CBA Young Lawyers International Program left Canada to begin six-month placements in Africa, the Caribbean, and South and East Asia.