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A new chapter in Child Rights

  • December 06, 2018

The very popular Child Rights Toolkit prepared by the Children’s Law Committee has just been updated with a new section on SOGIE issues -- sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression – which apply in more areas than you’d think. Read on for more.

Update from the Competition Law Section

  • December 06, 2018

The Competition Law Section’s year is off to a strong start, starting with its most successful Competition Law Fall Conference ever. More than 250 delegates from across the country gathered in Ottawa in September to share knowledge, experiences, and advice regarding all areas of competition law. Save the date for the 2019 Spring Conference – coming up on May 7, 2019 in Toronto.

Have a great essay? We have a contest for that

  • December 06, 2018

CBA Sections have a bunch of essay contests in need of high-quality submissions. Why apply? These 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. What’s more, we award $250–$2,500 in cash prizes for the best submissions.

Spotlight on The Every Lawyer

  • December 06, 2018

You’ve heard of them. You’ve probably listened to some – you may even have a few favourites. Podcasts are experiencing an explosive growth in popularity. And the CBA has entered the fray with its own podcast channel, The Every Lawyer, which has been growing a strong following since its launch in October.

From the Board: Q&A with Nabeel Peermohamed

  • December 06, 2018

This month Nabeel Peermohamed, the CBA Board of Directors member from Alberta, answers our questions about the high points of his board experience, and how he manages to balance his obligations.

Sharpen your legal skills with webinar series

  • December 06, 2018

The CBA’s popular Skilled Lawyer Series is back with a total of 16 webinars over two streams to help you improve your litigation and transactional skills, and accumulate up to 12 hours of CPD credits per stream in just a few months.

New immigration hub a one-stop resource shop

  • November 27, 2018

People coming to Canada have lots of questions, everything from how can I sponsor my spouse to how do I find an immigration lawyer? The CBA’s Immigration Law Section has brought answers together in a one-stop resource.