February

Today
Today

Futures and diversity: What changes will you make?

  • July 01, 2015

Diversity, and the need for it, was a cornerstone of the CBA Legal Futures Initiative’s final report. But reform of the profession will not reach its full potential unless we change the very fibre of the legal profession. This article looks at progress being made in Manitoba and other provinces and asks, what are you willing to do to move it along?

Call for nominations

  • July 01, 2015

The Canadian Judges’ Forum is now accepting nominations for the positions of Secretary-Treasurer and two Executive Members for the term September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.

Collateral consequences project

  • July 01, 2015

With recent changes to the criminal law, especially in the area of sentencing and incarceration, criminal practitioners need to adopt a more “holistic” approach in dealing with offenders. The Judges’ Forum is teaming up with the CBA Criminal Justice Section to develop resources to help legal professionals recognize some of the so-called collateral consequences of guilt.

Message from the CBA President

  • July 01, 2015

Out-going CBA President Michele Hollins delivers her regards to Forum members, and thanks the bench on behalf of the country’s bar for the fine work they do every day.

Be a better lawyer

  • July 01, 2015

Erika Carrasco, the incoming Chair of CBA Young Lawyers, talks about how she came to join the CBA – and how rewarding the experience has been for her. She’s a better lawyer because of her experience with the association, she says.

Message from the Co-Chair

  • July 01, 2015

The Hon. Shelagh Creagh, a provincial court judge with the province of Alberta, provides a rundown of Judges’ Forum activities and talks about why membership in the Forum is a valuable resource for the Canadian bench.

Message from the Chair

  • June 01, 2015

Section Chair Susan Gordon talks about what the members have been doing and about priorities for the Section, including ongoing education opportunities.