Message from the Chair

  • February 14, 2014

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose, the saying goes. It’s also true that the less it changes, the more it stays the same. A century ago women demonstrated for the right to vote, but has having it made much of a difference?

Message from the Chair

  • February 08, 2014

The CBA National Section on International Law had a busy year in 2013, and 2014 is shaping up to be a busy one as well, Section Chair Monique Pongracic-Speier writes.

Field Post - Update on Fort McKay First Nation Challenge to Dover Oil Sands Project

  • January 31, 2014

In the January 10, 2014 issue of the Eco-Bulletin, we wrote about Fort McKay First Nation v. Alberta Energy Regulator, an intriguing appeal of the approval of an oil sands development in which the Alberta Court of Appeal would be asked to define the Alberta Energy Regulator’s jurisdiction to decide constitutional questions.

Message from the Chair

  • January 22, 2014

An update from Sonya F. Roberts, Chair of the Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section.

Report from the Past Chair

  • October 08, 2013

Family Law Section Past Chair Cori McGuire provides an overview of the Section’s activities from legislative reform activities to newsletters to the tax toolkit for family law lawyers.

Thomas Mathews of the University of Ottawa wins 2013 CBA James H. Bocking Memorial Award

  • October 01, 2013

Thomas Mathews, a graduate of the University of Ottawa's Juris Doctorate (National Program), is the winner of the 2013 Canadian Bar Association (CBA) James H. Bocking Memorial Award for his paper, “The Failing Firm Defence: Re-examining Canada’s Approach to Rescue Mergers in Light of the US and EU Experience.” The award is presented annually for the best scholarly paper submitted to the CBA’s National Competition Law Section on a subject directly related to Canadian competition law or policy.