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Mid-Winter wrap-up

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould brought a message of change and reconciliation in her first address to CBA Council, at the Mid-Winter meeting in Ottawa in February.

The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit to address child rights

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a free, comprehensive new tool to address an inherent knowledge gap on children’s rights in Canada. The CBA Child Rights Toolkit is designed to help lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions for children.

CBA’s SIRD Project supports toll-free helpline to report human rights violations in Kenya

Protests against heavy handed policing have taken centre stage globally in recent weeks, forcing difficult conversations about the disproportionate use of force by police against ethnic minorities. The calls for reform are louder and closer to home than many might have originally thought. Yet the prevalence of police brutality in developing countries is surging for altogether different reasons.