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

Essay contests – deadlines approaching

  • January 29, 2018

The CBA’s essay contests can help you build your profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and hone your research and writing skills.

Develop and hone your skills with SLS 2018

  • January 29, 2018

The Skilled Lawyer Series is back with two streams to help you develop skills or hone the ones you already have. The first stream, beginning Jan. 30, is all about interpreting financial statements; stream two, which kicks off on Feb. 15, is about drafting legal documents.

Meet Vivene Salmon, CBA’s 2018-2019 VP

  • January 09, 2018

Vivene Salmon, assistant Vice-President, Compliance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, was acclaimed CBA Vice-President for the 2018-2019 year. We asked her six important questions to get to know more about her background and her vision for the CBA.

CBA on the Cannabis Act

  • January 02, 2018

CBA's response to the CBSA Consultations on proposed regulatory amendments to the Cannabis Act.

The CBA on Immigration Consultants

  • December 14, 2017

The Immigration Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA Section) wrote to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to comment on the Government Response to the Citizenship and Immigration Committee Report, Starting Again: Improving Government Oversight of Immigration Consultants, presented to the House of Commons in October 2017.

CBA Advocacy

  • December 14, 2017

Business-related advocacy in the last few months has included submissions on CASL, Big Data, corporate wrongdoing and the Global Skills Initiative, among others.