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Essay contest – deadline approaching

  • March 12, 2018

The CBA’s essay 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. And for the best submissions, we are awarding $250 - $2,500 in cash prizes. See our website for these and other contests, and enter today! 

Use your voice: Apply to be a Board member

  • March 12, 2018

Applications are now being accepted from those who’d like to be part of the CBA Board of Directors. Find out more about that process, as well as how to apply for Board committees and Section executives.

Air and Space Law Update

  • March 12, 2018

The CBA Air and Space Law Section and CBA-BC are presenting a webinar exploring the legal issues arising in transportation accidents. Find out more.

Spotlight on the 25th anniversary of Touchstones

  • March 12, 2018

In 1993 the CBA published a groundbreaking report on equality – or the lack thereof – in the legal profession that still resonates 25 years later. We look at the legacy of Touchstones, and the lessons learned.

Budget 2018 – Tax changes

  • March 12, 2018

Budget 2018 had a number of items that seem to speak to core CBA issues such as access to justice and pay equity. Among them are amendments to the changes the government made last summer to small business taxation.

CBA Awards: Deadline March 31

  • March 12, 2018

Walter S. Tarnopolsky was a renowned legal scholar, judge, and human rights advocate who was a pioneer in the development of human rights law and civil liberties in Canada. ICJ Canada awards this prize each year to a Canadian resident who has made an outstanding contribution to human rights. Do you have someone to nominate? Nomination deadlines are also approaching for some of our other awards, see what’s coming up.

Tarnopolsky Award

  • March 12, 2018

Walter S. Tarnopolsky was a renowned legal scholar, judge, and human rights advocate who was a pioneer in the development of human rights law and civil liberties in Canada. ICJ Canada awards this prize each year to a Canadian resident who has made an outstanding contribution to human rights. Do you have someone to nominate?

CBA comments on Bill C-49

  • February 28, 2018

The CBA’s Air and Space Law Section submitted comments to the Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications on the proposed increase to foreign ownership limits of air carriers in Bill C-49, Transportation Modernization Act.

Competition Law Section update

  • February 26, 2018

The CBA Competition Law Section is gearing up for spring. Members have our upcoming conference, brown bag/ roundtable sessions and many more activities to look forward to.

Spotlight on the 2018 AGM in Ottawa

  • February 20, 2018

Speeches, reports, resolutions, presentations – all in a 2 1/2-hour business meeting with people on the ground in Ottawa and more taking part from hubs across the country.