2021

Today
Today

CBA provides tools to help law firms on their reconciliation journey

  • June 21, 2021

There is a tremendous amount of goodwill in the legal profession toward reconciliation. So why has there been so little change? Sometimes, it turns out that the biggest obstacle to doing things differently is knowing where to start. Fortunately, the CBA has a tool for that.

CBA Membership continues to be a great investment in your career

  • June 15, 2021

In a year full of changes and challenges, when the work lawyers do was as critical as could be, they found the clarity, the community, and the practical supports they needed to develop their careers and serve clients with confidence at the CBA. “The collective knowledge of the CBA members has helped us move forward during this unprecedented time,” Saskatchewan member Andrea Phillips attests.

Statement from the CBA President on killings in London, ON

  • June 14, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association is deeply dismayed by the killing of four members of a family in London, Ont., who were targeted because they were Muslim. On behalf of CBA members across Canada I extend condolences to family and friends of the victims.

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.