Statement from the CBA President on judicial appointments

  • November 06, 2020

The decision about who gets to be a judge in Canada is made, in the end, by politicians. And political decisions, even when they don’t reach the level of blatant and deliberate stacking for ideology, risk having some sort of partisan taint.

Statement from the CBA President on fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia

  • November 04, 2020

Canada prides itself on being a nation based on the rule of law. The Constitution Act 1982 recognizes and affirms existing treaty rights. In the 1999 Marshall ruling the Supreme Court of Canada held that 1760-61 treaties signed with the Mi’kmaq gave those peoples the right to make a moderate livelihood through hunting and fishing.

Professional Development

  • November 03, 2020

See what’s coming from CBA Professional Development. And remember – member pricing has been reduced to $55 and $75 for most upcoming webinars. Plus, Student and Young Lawyer Members benefit from even bigger discounts!