Professional Development and Resources

As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic unfolds, you may wish to consult the CBA’s pandemic resources.


How to Access New Government Emergency Relief Programs

April 2, 2020 | Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Format: Webcast online 

In a short time, several new government programs or initiatives have been introduced to help provide some interim relief during this unprecedented time.

Join our dynamic panel by webcast on Thursday for an overview of some federal and provincial emergency relief programs and initiatives available to help your business clients, vulnerable clients and your own law firm.


Megan Beal, Fasken
Hershell Ezrin, Global Public Affairs
Rick Roth, Global Public Affairs

Register now

CBASK Webinars (FREE to CBA members)

April 7, 2020 | Key Contract Provisions in a Crisis Situation | 9:30-10:30 am (SK time) | Chad Eggerman, MLT Aikins LLP


April 8, 2020 | Stress Response: How Stress can Become Anxiety and What To Do With “What If’s” | 12-1pm (SK time) | Barbara Morrison, Clinical social Worker/Psychotherapist


Across Canada


Crisis management bulletin: construction contracts and COVID-19

What happens with construction contracts in the age of COVID-19 and social distancing? Andrew J. Heal of Heal & Co. has prepared this crisis management bulletin.

Commercial and contract law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic

Wayne Gray of Practical Law Canada writes about commercial and contract law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in this article.

COVID-19: Business guidance

Baker Tilly Canada, one of the country’s largest associations of chartered professional accounting firms, has produced this guide  outlining financial relief measures available to businesses and individuals who are impacted economically by the COVID-19 outbreak. It also has a COVID-19 Business Guidance Hub which will contain updates on the latest tax and financial measures affecting Canadian businesses in the wake of the pandemic.

The CBA’s Labour and Employment Law Section created a pandemic preparedness resource guide to address the key questions for employers, unions and employees. This guide is now available to the public. 

The CBA has a new podcast, "Pandemics in the workplace: Are you prepared?", available free to the public.

A webinar on “Pandemic Preparedness” was held on Dec. 3 2014. The recording is available free to CBA members and for purchase by non members.