News

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

Spread the word: 2020 essay contests begin to heat up winter season

  • February 13, 2020

For law students and new lawyers hoping to make an impression in their respective areas of practice, the CBA’s essay contests offer the chance to build their profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and address complex and challenging legal issues.

Finding the right “fit”: My experience with the Young Lawyers International Program

  • February 13, 2020

My journey with the Young Lawyers International Program began a little over a year ago when I received a Facebook message from a friend (and now fellow YLIP intern – I owe you one, Katie) containing a link to the program’s webpage. I had not previously heard of this opportunity, and what seemed inconsequential at the time has become something significant.

Spotlight on the Annual General Meeting

  • December 09, 2019

Start off the new decade by joining with your CBA counterparts and participating in the 2020 Annual General Meeting. Registration for the 2020 AGM, to be held on February 19, is now open.

CBA volunteers assist efforts to empower women in Kwale County, Kenya

  • December 09, 2019

As community and legal research associates for the Supporting Inclusive Resource Development (SIRD) in East Africa project, we supported activities of the project for one month in Kwale County, Kenya. SIRD is a Global Affairs Canada-funded project implemented by the CBA, in partnership with several East African law societies.