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After the pandemic: Modernizing our privacy laws

  • November 03, 2020

Tune in to our next After the Pandemic series, where we discuss emerging issues in law in a world transformed. In less than a year, Covid-19 has stirred conversations about the need to update our laws to the realities of the 21st century.  Over the next few months, we will be looking at different areas of law and asking our guests what changes they would like to see in their area of practice to make the law fit for purpose.

Conflicts of Interest Toolkit updated

  • November 03, 2020

All lawyers should be alert to the potential for conflicts of interest when taking on a new client or a new matter for an existing client as a matter of due diligence. Some conflicts are easier to spot than others, however, and identifying them takes a strategic approach.

New CBA resource for access to justice

  • November 03, 2020

It’s long been acknowledged that Canada is at a crisis point when it comes to access to justice. And while no lawyer would argue for a less accessible justice system, it’s hard to know where to begin to argue for change.

Spotlight on judicial appointments: Message from the President

  • November 02, 2020

The decision about who gets to be a judge in Canada is made, in the end, by politicians. And political decisions, even when they don’t reach the level of blatant and deliberate stacking for ideology, risk having some sort of partisan taint.

Notice of deadlines for AGM awards

  • October 06, 2020

Each year the CBA hands out a variety of awards to celebrate professional excellence, outstanding contribution, innovation and equality in the legal profession.

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.