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

Supreme Court visit captivates Winnipeg

  • October 04, 2019

The Supreme Court of Canada’s week-long visit to Winnipeg between September 23 and 27 was a historic, once-in-a-lifetime occasion for the city, according to CBA Vice-President Brad Regehr, who had a front-row seat for numerous activities.

Spotlight on Election 2019 and #LegalAidMatters

  • October 04, 2019

With less than two weeks until election day, time is becoming short for our votes and our voices to be heard. As legal professionals, we know well that government decisions have an impact on our community and profession.

Resolve to participate in the 2020 AGM

  • October 03, 2019

The CBA’s 2020 Annual General Meeting is about 4 months away, but it is not too early to make plans to attend the Wednesday, February 19 meeting, to debate resolutions and decide whether they become official CBA policy.

Nomination deadline approaches for 2020 CBA awards

  • October 02, 2019

CBA members have until November 8, 2019 to submit nominations for five 2020 awards. Each year, this suite of awards honour the most talented and dedicated members of the legal profession in Canada. Awards will be presented at the President’s Dinner on February 19, 2020 in Ottawa. The President’s Award, which is a selection of the CBA President, will also be given out that evening.

YLIP interns take up their placements around the world

  • October 02, 2019

The 32 participants in the Young Lawyers International Program recently completed their extensive pre-departure preparations and are settling in at their postings. Between October 2019 and April 2020, interns will be working in 10 countries across Africa, South America, Europe and Asia: South Africa (14 interns in total), Namibia (2), Kenya (3), Madagascar (1), Serbia (2), Ukraine (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Vietnam (2), Myanmar (2) and Guyana (3).

Time is running out

  • October 02, 2019

Have you renewed your CBA membership for another year? Renew today for uninterrupted access to everything the CBA has to offer.