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

The Pitch: Where startups state their case

  • May 20, 2016

The Pitch: Where startups state their case is a partnership between The Canadian Bar Association and LegalX, to find and showcase the next great legal innovation in Canada.

Bill C-14: Our Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

  • May 10, 2016

Kim Jakeman, Chair of the CBA End of Life Working Group, appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to discuss the changes to Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal code and to make related amendments to others Acts (medical assistance in dying).

Student essay competitions

  • May 03, 2016

The Intellectual Property Section and the Construction Law Section have announced winners for their 2016 prizes – both students at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law.

CBA speaks out in favour of judicial independence

  • April 29, 2016

Canadian Bar Association President Janet Fuhrer and Hugh Wright, vice-chair of the CBA’s Judicial Compensation and Benefits Committee, appeared before the fifth quadrennial Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission.

The Pitch: Call for submissions

  • April 28, 2016

Attention legal innovators, industry disruptors, and undiscovered geniuses: The Canadian Bar Association and LegalX want to know if you’re ready for The Pitch: Where startups state their case.

Become a Certified In-House Counsel – Canada

  • April 28, 2016

There’s a growing demand for in-house counsel who understand business issues and have strong financial literacy skills. The Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel will give you the competitive edge you need to pave your way toward a leadership role within your organization.