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

CBA Publications

  • December 11, 2015

Staff changes at the Canadian Bar Review this fall include a new publication officer in the Ottawa CBA office, and new English editors at the University of Windsor. Meanwhile, online access to the third edition of Fundamentals of Canadian Competition Law is now available to CBA members. As well, the fall editions of the Canadian Competition Law Review and the Canadian International Lawyer Journal are now available.

International Initiatives

  • December 11, 2015

CBA International Initiatives is very pleased that the rule of law was included in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN last September, write Jennifer Khor and Robin Sully in a Huffington Post op-ed.

CBA Influence (formerly advocacy)

  • December 11, 2015

The CBA is continuing to engage with the incoming cabinet ministers; we have one intervention going ahead in January and have applied in another.

CBA's Mid-Winter registration is now open

  • November 30, 2015

It's never too early to start planning to attend the Mid-Winter Meeting of Council being held this February in Ottawa. Registration is open, and there are prizes to be won!


  • November 30, 2015

Letters to the new prime minister and his cabinet; plus news about what's happening with interventions. As well, the CBA's response to requests to appear before expert panels on physician-assisted suicide, as the government prepares to comply with the Supreme Court's demand that it amend the Criminal Code to align with its decision in Carter.

Spotlight on: Anatomy of a deal

  • November 30, 2015

One mid-size Canadian company wants to buy out another. What happens next? That's the question asked – and answered – by the sixth year of the CBA's Skilled Lawyer Series, which studies the anatomy of a deal from offer to close.