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Reminder: Renew and be part of something big

  • September 01, 2020

As the largest association in Canada for lawyers and by lawyers, your CBA membership gives you access to a network of legal professionals from coast to coast to coast – and countless benefits.

2020 SOGIC awards recipients named

  • September 01, 2020

Women from Manitoba have been named this year’s recipients of the Hero and Ally awards presented by the CBA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community.

A few good lawyers: Seeking nominees for CBA awards

  • September 01, 2020

Each year the CBA presents a number of awards recognizing CBA members for their outstanding work. It’s time to turn your thoughts to who the next flight of recipients should be. Here is a list of the awards and their descriptions:

Spotlight on new President, Board members

  • September 01, 2020

The new CBA President takes office on September 1 of every year, but this year the changing of the executive marks a couple of significant firsts: he’s the first Indigenous president in the Association’s 124-year history. As well, the ceremony surrounding the transfer of the chain of office – on Sept. 10, 2020 – will be virtual for the first time, due to COVID-19 restrictions on travel and gathering.

Save even more when you ship with Purolator

  • August 11, 2020

Whether you’ve been working from home or getting ready to return to work, we want to ensure you have the shipping solutions you need to navigate through your everyday challenges and any new obstacles you may be facing.

CBA survey to determine impact of COVID-19 pandemic for young lawyers and students

  • July 03, 2020

The ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal profession appear to have landed disproportionately on law students and young lawyers. Anecdotally, first jobs, articling positions and summer jobs have evaporated. Those who have secured positions are working remotely – losing some of the invaluable informal learning that typically comes with working in a law office.

COVID-19 Message from the CBA President

  • July 03, 2020

When you pivot, you stop in your tracks, and turn without lifting your foot as your momentum takes you in a new direction relatively seamlessly. It’s a skill we usually associate with athletes, particularly basketball players, the best of whom keep their eyes on not just the ball, but the flow of the game – and change their own direction accordingly.

Renew today, prepare for tomorrow—and save

  • July 03, 2020

As a lawyer, you understand how important it is to innovate, stay on top of changes to the practice of law, and navigate challenges to prepare for the future. This year, the CBA has been at the forefront of our profession with advocacy, professional development, tools and information to guide your practice through unprecedented times.