News

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

Governor in Council (GIC) Appointments

  • April 13, 2017

The selection process to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC), the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) and the Canadian Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) is underway.

Law students: Enter a CBA CONNECT Essay Contest today!

  • April 11, 2017

The Canadian Bar Association’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. Read on for details.

Sections & Forums News: Calls for nominations

  • April 11, 2017

Nominations are still being accepted for the National Sections Council Award of Excellence, the Cecilia I. Johnstone Award, and the Honourable Walter S. Tarnopolsky Award. Read on for details.

IBA Survey – Why do women leave the profession?

  • April 11, 2017

The International Bar Association is looking for lawyers to participate in a survey that is trying to get to the bottom of why women everywhere are leaving the profession. Men and women both are being invited to weigh in.

Law in the news on nationalmagazine.ca

  • April 11, 2017

CBA National covers the latest trends and developments affecting the legal profession and the practice of law, as well as the latest news regarding the association and its activities. Read on for some recent highlights.

What’s New with CBA International Initiatives?

  • April 11, 2017

A new five-year project begins in East Africa; the CBA Young Lawyers International Program wraps another successful year; the National Legislative Project in Vietnam is coming to the end of Phase 2; and in Ukraine we’re entering Phase 2 of an agreement to provide technical support to a legal aid project.

Successful parenting toolkit coming this spring

  • April 11, 2017

The CBA National Family Law Section has gathered a number of on- and off-line resources into a toolkit that will help lawyers better help clients who are trying to remain good parents while navigating their way through separation and divorce. Read on for details.

Save the trees! CBA joins paperless billing revolution

  • April 11, 2017

You should have by now received an email asking whether you would like to switch to paperless billing. If you’re not one of the 7,000 people who’s switched over, and you’re still wondering whether you should, read on for details about the process.