News

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

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.

Spread the word: 2020 essay contests begin to heat up winter season

  • February 13, 2020

For law students and new lawyers hoping to make an impression in their respective areas of practice, the CBA’s essay contests offer the chance to build their profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and address complex and challenging legal issues.

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.