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

Spotlight on resource for asylum-seekers

  • August 22, 2018

Asylum-seekers are a hot-button news item these days, so a new resource from the CBA’s Immigration Law Section, meant to help immigration lawyers, settlement agencies and asylum-seekers themselves is a timely publication indeed.

Application process for expungement

  • August 22, 2018

Do you have a client who was once convicted of an offence that is no longer illegal? The Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act is now in force. Find out what you can do to clear a client’s record.

Notes from a YLIP intern: Muhammad Zubair

  • August 22, 2018

Muhammad Zubair is one of a group of interns who will soon be deployed to their placements around the world as part of the Young Lawyers International Program. He writes about the experience so far.

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 website. Find out more.