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Digital Literacy Series demystifies technology in the legal profession

  • June 10, 2020

If it wasn’t already evident before the events of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now clear that technology is reshaping the legal profession in Canada. From innovative legal technologies to the increasing likelihood of virtual courtrooms and hearings, technology is becoming the lifeline of a functional legal system.

Gaylene Schellenberg retires from the CBA

  • June 10, 2020

A 27-year career of serving the legal community at the CBA will draw to a close at the end of June. Gaylene Schellenberg retires with a well-earned record for leading work on gender equality and guiding the CBA’s efforts on access to justice.

Message from the CBA President

  • June 10, 2020

COVID-19 has highlighted many cracks in the justice system from the use of technology to access to justice issues. The need to open up courtrooms via technology is a major issue that has emerged in the COVID-19 era.

Message from the President

  • May 06, 2020

It is hard to believe that we have passed the two-month mark since COVID-19 disrupted our daily routines. We have had to quickly adapt to working from home and the term physical distancing has become part of our daily lexicon.

SIRD Project supports communities in Kenya affected by COVID-19

  • May 06, 2020

The SIRD Project worked with local partners to host the first "physically distanced" sensitization event in Fingirika Village, Kenya in April 2020. Officials presented potentially life-saving information and sanitation materials to residents in Kwale county’s mining villages.