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Legal Health Check: How safe is your pension?

  • April 13, 2018

How well do your clients understand their pensions? Keeping track of the different types of plans and what can be expected from them can be difficult – and that’s without factoring in bankrupt employers.

NEERLS Summit: The intersection of energy and the environment

  • April 12, 2018

Lawyers with an interest in energy and the environment are invited to join their colleagues in Winnipeg at the end of May for a two-day conference exploring emerging trends and recent developments in environmental, energy and natural resources law.

Human Rights Comparative Project

  • April 12, 2018

With the help of CBA Law for the Future Fund grant, Lakehead University’s Dr. Miriam Cohen and her team created a searchable database of Canadian human rights decision and a website replete with other resources dealing with human rights.

Fraudulent Employment Contract Agreement Featuring CBA Logo

  • April 04, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association has been made aware of a scammer impersonating the Canadian Bar Association. One document shares employment opportunities at Kerui Petroleum, and the other an Employment Contract Agreement that includes both the Canadian Bar Association logo and the Kerui Group logo and asks for personal information.

What’s new: Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa

  • March 12, 2018

We’re still building our database of volunteers for the SIRD project in East Africa. If you have expertise in the extractive sector, or working on human rights issues, you might be just what we’re looking for. Find out more about the project and what opportunities are coming up.

Essay contest – deadline approaching

  • March 12, 2018

The CBA’s essay contests can help you build your profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and hone your research and writing skills. And for the best submissions, we are awarding $250 - $2,500 in cash prizes. See our website for these and other contests, and enter today! 

Use your voice: Apply to be a Board member

  • March 12, 2018

Applications are now being accepted from those who’d like to be part of the CBA Board of Directors. Find out more about that process, as well as how to apply for Board committees and Section executives.