Kerry Simmons, Q.C. elected CBA 2nd Vice-President

CBA President Michele Hollins, Q.C. has received the election report from Fred Headon, Chief Electoral Officer, and is pleased to announce the results of the election. Kerry L. Simmons, Q.C. of Victoria takes office formally on August 16, 2015.

Congratulations to both candidates for their strong campaigns. The CBA very much appreciates the dedication and effort by Kerry and Catherine Sas, Q.C. All the best to Kerry in taking on her new responsibilities.

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CBA appeared on Bill C-51

Eric Gottardi and Peter Edelmann appeared before the House of Commons Public Safety Committee on Bill C-51 on Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. to offer the CBA’s views on Bill C-51.

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Apply for the Jane Burke-Robertson Award of Excellence in Charity and Not-For-Profit Law before April 7.

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Spotlight on Law Day 2015

This year, we are marking the 30th anniversary of Section 15, which guarantees equal rights for all Canadians. The CBA and its branches are celebrating Law Day (and some celebrating Law Week)  in full force, giving the public a look at the legal system and how it works through mock trials held in elementary and secondary schools; dial-a-lawyer programs; speaking and essay competitions.

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