News

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

Law for the Future Fund seeks applications for legal research

  • March 10, 2020

Since 1984, the Law for the Future Fund has provided financial support for legal research that shapes a better future for lawyers and the law. In recent years, between $150,000 and $200,000 annually has been distributed to fund innovative research projects.

Our journey with the Young Lawyers International Program

  • March 09, 2020

We found our way to the Young Lawyers International Program (YLIP) and the Caribbean by very different paths. Kate had heard about YLIP before law school and knew then that she would someday apply, while Kevin had only heard of the program four months before the orientation in Ottawa.

Religious discrimination by government denounced at AGM

  • February 20, 2020

After hearing deeply personal stories, the Canadian Bar Association passed a resolution to denounce any law that uses religion to deny individuals equal opportunities within the legal profession or to have access to it.

Spotlight on Annual General Meeting

  • February 20, 2020

Chief Justice Richard Wagner addressed the CBA’s annual general meeting in Ottawa on Feb. 19. Read more on the Chief Justice’s remarks and the reports presented to the membership at the AGM.

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.