News

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

Interview with Daphne Dumont

  • August 19, 2019

Daphne E. Dumont, C.M., Q.C, is this year’s recipient of the Cecilia I. Johnstone Award. The 2019 Award will be presented during the Cecilia Johnstone Award Luncheon on October 19, the second day of the Leadership Conference for Professional Women. Dumont was one of the first women lawyers in PEI. She was the first female president of the PEI CBA and President of the national CBA in 2000-01.

Be part of the change with the CBA

  • August 16, 2019

As a CBA member, you’re part of something big. Together, we can truly make an impact. That’s why engaging with your CBA colleagues is not only good for your career, it’s great for our profession.

Spotlight on new 2019-20 Board members

  • August 16, 2019

Six new members will take their seats on the CBA Board of Directors on Sept. 1, 2019. They will join President Vivene Salmon of Ontario and Vice-President Brad Regehr of Manitoba, along with six board members who are entering the second year of their two-year terms.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEER TRAINERS IN EAST AFRICA

  • July 11, 2019

CBA International Initiatives is seeking volunteers to be trainers for the Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa (SIRD) Advocates Training Program. This training program aims to equip a core group of lawyers in East Africa with knowledge and skills in natural resource management.

CALL FOR RESEARCH VOLUNTEERS IN EAST AFRICA

  • July 11, 2019

The Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa (SIRD) project is looking to place three recent law graduates/junior lawyers in volunteer research positions for the month of September. The placements will occur in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.