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

Spotlight on Viscount Bennett Fellowship

  • May 13, 2019

Karine McLaren, a law professor from the Université de Moncton, and Scott Franks, an associate with Olthui Kleer Townshend LLP in Toronto, are the joint recipients of this year’s Viscount Bennett Award.

Privilege at the border toolkit

  • May 13, 2019

Most of us are conscious of the image we present when we travel, making sure our faces and our clothes are clean and tidy. If you’re a lawyer crossing the border with an electronic device that might have privileged client information on it, don’t forget to give that a scrub as well.

Animating the idea of judicial independence

  • May 13, 2019

Protecting and supporting judicial independence is one of the CBA’s most important mandates. We see the independence of the judicial branch as fundamental to our entire system of law and law-making.

The Canadian Bar Insurance Association Annual General and Special Meeting

  • April 02, 2019

Take notice that the 2019 Annual General and Special Meeting of The Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA) shall be held in conjunction with CBIA’s May Board Meeting at the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, in the Barnard & Library room

Celebrating Volunteer Week: Who’s your executive?

  • April 02, 2019

Did you know that ADR’s William Holder was a professional tour caddy? That Health Law member-at-large Kim Jakeman is a professional Crossfit athlete? Or that Pensions and Benefits Chair Sonia Mak is a passionate dancer who does ballroom dancing and contemporary line dancing four times a week?