News

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

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.

Spotlight on section/forum outreach to young lawyers and law students

  • April 28, 2016

At the risk of sounding like a Whitney Houston lyric, at the CBA we’ve embraced the idea that young lawyers and law students are the future – without the involvement of this and future generations, the association as we know it will eventually wither away.