News

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

Five Canadian lawyers. Five great reasons to renew.

  • August 09, 2018

They say membership has its benefits, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to joining or renewing your membership in the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). More than 36,000 lawyers throughout Canada know firsthand the value of being a CBA member. From career development and networking opportunities to influencing legal policies and the Canadian judicial system, being a member of the CBA means being actively involved in your profession.

Fraudulent Employment Contract Agreement Featuring CBA Logo

  • July 27, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association has been made aware of a scammer impersonating the Canadian Bar Association. One document shares employment opportunities at Kerui Petroleum, and the other an Employment Contract Agreement that includes both the Canadian Bar Association logo and the Kerui Group logo and asks for personal information.

CBA Find-A-Lawyer

  • July 10, 2018

Playing hide-and-go-seek is no way to drum up business. CBA has a new way to help people find you more easily: a Find-a-Lawyer database on the cba.org website. Find out more.

Spotlight on the Mortgage Instructions Toolkit

  • July 10, 2018

The scope of instructions from lenders is growing increasingly broader – even for full-time real estate lawyers. The CBA’s Real Property Section has created a toolkit to help you answer respond, especially when the questions fall outside your area of expertise, and this summer has added new chapters on conflicts of interest, among others.

Young Lawyers International Program update

  • July 10, 2018

The 2018-19 cohort of legal interns participating in the Young Lawyers International Program will come together in Ottawa this summer for pre-departure training.

Small business tax changes - Update

  • July 10, 2018

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, which the CBA joined last year, is continuing to lobby the government for more equitable taxation of passive investment income.

Tools for the practice still under construction

  • June 27, 2018

If you’re building, you need tools. And if you’re hammering together a law practice, we have some you can probably use. Here’s a small sample of what you can find on the cba.org website.