Registration open for CBA Legal Conference in Saskatoon, Aug. 18-20, 2013
Registration is now open for the 2013 CBA Legal Conference (CLC) in sunny Saskatoon, SK!
Attend the CLC from Aug. 18 to 20 to connect with over 1,000 legal professionals; learn in participant-driven, interactive, accredited PD sessions; and experience three days of skills development, influential speakers, and networking with colleagues.
Visit the conference website to register and learn more. Follow the CBA on Twitter and keep an eye on our conference hashtag (#CLC2013) to be the first to hear about program updates and announcements.
Envisioning Equal Justice
CBA’s Envisioning Equal Justice Summit last month was a rare opportunity for a broad and open conversation about barriers to access and how to overcome them. Through plenary sessions, workshops, networking opportunities and special programming, the Conference provided a wide range of learning and sharing experiences for the more than 250 attendees from every province and territory and sector of the justice system.
Read the summit summary
The Canadian Bar Review: Volume 91, no. 1, now online
Free to members, Volume 91 of The Canadian Bar Review features new articles on legal ethics, self-representation in family courts, tort damages and much more.
Canadian Bar Review
The Future of Legal Services in Canada: Trends and Issues is the culmination of nearly a year's worth of research into the
legal profession in Canada in 2013. The report gathers data and insights from thought leaders to identify the vectors of change affecting
the profession. With its release we unveil our Futures website, and open the floor to comments from stakeholders.
#cbafutures | Visit The Website
Proposals adopted in Bill C-428
The National Aboriginal Law Section scored a victory for people living on reserves, with changes to Bill C-428, Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act. On April 23, Chris Devlin advised Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development not to repeal sections 42-47 of the Indian Act which deal with wills and estates.
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