Lawyers encouraged to support the McLachlin Fund

  • June 07, 2021

Access to justice, the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin believes, is a fundamental right, not an accessory. Since she retired from the Supreme Court in 2017, the former Chief Justice – the first and only woman Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in the country’s history – has continued to work to improve Canadians’ access to the justice system.

Statement from the CBA President on the discovery of bodies at former B.C. residential school

  • May 31, 2021

The discovery of the bodies of 215 children buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia has shocked and horrified many Canadians. But it should not come as a surprise. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission recorded that thousands of the children taken away to the residential schools never returned home. Many families never found out what happened to their loved ones.