CLC St. John's: News


Sunday, August 17, 2014
CBA welcomes new president Michele Hollins, Q.C. Watch the video of the ceremony and Michele's message to members (videos).


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Christine Healey: Lessons from Norway.


Saturday, August 16, 2014
It was tangents glancing off angles; a step off the path, followed by another step and then a nonchalant ramble down a completely different path before circling back. It was, as incoming CBA president Michele Hollins said, “a mix of sex and history and politics and law.” And after all the “mad digressions,” there was a point.

Sunday, August 17, 2014
CBA welcomes new president Michele Hollins, Q.C. Watch the video of the ceremony and Michele's message to members (videos).


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Christine Healey: Lessons from Norway.

Saturday, August 16, 2014
It was tangents glancing off angles; a step off the path, followed by another step and then a nonchalant ramble down a completely different path before circling back. It was, as incoming CBA president Michele Hollins said, “a mix of sex and history and politics and law.” And after all the “mad digressions,” there was a point.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Clients need 21st-century lawyers using 21st-century tools, outgoing CBA president Fred Headon told the opening plenary at the 2014 CBA Legal Conference in St. John’s on Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2014
National magazine invited a panel of experts to discuss the idea that what the world needs is a digital bill of rights, something posited by Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the worldwide web.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Challenges make you more creative. Keynote speaker Lyn Heward, former creative of Cirque du Soleil, describes how constraints and challenges act as catalysts for creativity. Watch the video and read the blog post on National.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Michele Hollins revealed her priorities for the year ahead to CBA Council on Thursday. At the top of her agenda: women in the profession, diversity, wellness and the CBA Rethink as well as continuing the work of the Equal Justice Initiative and the Futures Initiative.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The CBA Legal Futures Initiative delivers its final report and makes the case for a new regulatory framework that will free lawyers to work differently – and deliver better value to clients. Read the Futures: Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada report (.pdf) and watch the video. CBA president Fred Headon at the CLC opening plenary.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
René Basque of Moncton has been named Second Vice-President of the Canadian Bar Association to take effect on August 17. The position is the first step on the ladder to the national presidency of the Association, a post he will assume in August 2016.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin addresses CBA Council, discusses the work of the top court and comments on the CBA's Legal Futures report.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Criminal justice and equal justice were hot topics on the resolution agenda Thursday morning at CBA Council in St. John’s. Read the blogs from National writers: Equal Justice: Leading the way; Getting women on board(s); CBA Council: Criminal justice resolutions.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Stephanie Elyea, Senior Director (Finance) is the winner of the CBA’s 2014 Jack Innes Achievement Award. Thank you for your outstanding contribution to the CBA and for bringing creativity, innovation, leadership and commitment in everything you do. Congratulations Stephanie!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Irwin Cotler of Montreal and Simon Fodden of Toronto are the 2014 recipients of the CBA’s President’s Award which recognizes the significant contribution of a Canadian jurist to the legal profession, the CBA, or the public life of Canada.

CLC St John's: Keynotes

Lyn Heward
Friday August 15

Lyn Heward

Rex Murphy
Saturday August 16

Rex Murphy

Christine Healy
Saturday August 16

Christine Healy

Zita Cobb
Sunday August 17

Zita Cobb

CLC St John's: Awards

CBA President's Award

President's Dinner

Irwin Cotler of Montreal & Simon Fodden of Toronto are the 2014 recipients of the CBA's President's Award

Jack Innes Award

Stephanie Elyea

Stephanie Elyea, Senior Director (Finance) is the winner of the CBA's 2014 Jack Innes Achievement Award.

CLC St John's: Futures

Thursday August 14, 2014
Final Futures Report Released
Thursday August 14, 2014
Final Futures Report Released

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