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Working from home is no tax holiday

  • June 10, 2020

Legal professionals expecting to enjoy a tax rebate from working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic should not start budgeting for a windfall on their 2020 return.

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.