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The Very Model of an Honorary Colonel

  • February 06, 2015

CBA CEO John Hoyles has been awarded the rank of colonel by the Judge Advocate General. While the rank is honorary it does carry duties with it. Our CEO has also learned the Uniform Code is not just a matter of Military Justice.

COVID-19 Legal and Justice System Updates

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada front offices are closed, meaning that hand-delivered correspondence is no longer accepted. COVID-related measures are in place to grant temporary extensions  Read more.

CBA’s SIRD Project supports toll-free helpline to report human rights violations in Kenya

Protests against heavy handed policing have taken centre stage globally in recent weeks, forcing difficult conversations about the disproportionate use of force by police against ethnic minorities. The calls for reform are louder and closer to home than many might have originally thought. Yet the prevalence of police brutality in developing countries is surging for altogether different reasons.

An International Development Award for the CBA

he Canadian Bar Association International Development Committee and its partner IBM Business Consulting Services are the winners of the 2007 CHF Award for Improvement of Social Infrastructure, a Canadian Award recognizing outstanding work in international cooperation and development.

#CBALC – ICYMI

The world of social media is fast-paced and tends to slip by while you’re busy doing other things. So just in case you missed the CBA Legal Conference in Calgary, or were too busy enjoying it to catch our coverage of the event, we’ve collected some links to articles and photos to help you live – or relive – the event. It’ll be almost like being there.

NewLaw needs new lawyers – are you up to the challenge?

The CBA Legal Futures Initiative has heard it again and again: law school is great at teaching theory, not so great at teaching the practical things lawyers hitting the 21st-century job market need to know. Futures has teamed up with Jordan Furlong to create a tool to help bridge that gap. Read on for a sneak peek at the guide.