Browse our news listing for top CBA news stories and messages to our members.

2021 Law for the Future Fund grants

  • October 12, 2021

Access to justice, the legal status of human ashes and the deficiencies of Canadian criminal law in dealing with domestic abuse are some of the topics covered by initiatives funded through the Law for the Future Fund’s 2021 grants.

Strengthening the bonds that unite us

  • August 16, 2021

The American Bar Association’s Hybrid Annual Meeting in Chicago in August was a great opportunity for Canadian Bar Association President Bradley D. Regehr and CBA Interim CEO Paul D. Paton, Q.C., to celebrate the long history of collaboration between our two associations.

Leverage our expertise to advance your career – renew your membership now.

  • August 09, 2021

Lawyers have many ways to distinguish themselves within a dynamic and competitive legal marketplace. But none is more important than expertise. Staying ahead of the curve is key to career success and client satisfaction. Easier said than done, especially for busy lawyers. Fortunately, the Canadian Bar Association and its provincial branches are giving members a leg up with leading-edge professional development (PD) programs and resources that will propel you forward.

New Interim Chief Executive Officer

  • July 08, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association is pleased to announce that Paul D. Paton, Q.C., professor and former Dean of Law at the University of Alberta, has become Interim CEO effective July 1, 2021.