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

Law students: Enter a CBA essay contest today!

  • December 11, 2015

If you are, or if you know, a law student with an idea for a paper, we have essay contests looking for winners. Read on for information about coming contests, entry requirements and deadlines.

John Hoyles receives 2015 Wellness Forum award

  • December 11, 2015

CBA CEO John Hoyles has been awarded the 2015 CBA Wellness Forum's Award of Excellence. The award recognizes an individual involved in lawyers' assistance who shows knowledge, compassion and dedication to improve the lives of lawyers.

Legal health checks – What's your idea?

  • December 11, 2015

The CBA is gearing up to send out its third round of legal health check cards in time for Law Day next April. The cards are meant to be a useful tool for people experiencing a possible legal issue who may not know what steps to take next.

CBA Publications

  • December 11, 2015

Staff changes at the Canadian Bar Review this fall include a new publication officer in the Ottawa CBA office, and new English editors at the University of Windsor. Meanwhile, online access to the third edition of Fundamentals of Canadian Competition Law is now available to CBA members. As well, the fall editions of the Canadian Competition Law Review and the Canadian International Lawyer Journal are now available.

International Initiatives

  • December 11, 2015

CBA International Initiatives is very pleased that the rule of law was included in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN last September, write Jennifer Khor and Robin Sully in a Huffington Post op-ed.

CBA Influence (formerly advocacy)

  • December 11, 2015

The CBA is continuing to engage with the incoming cabinet ministers; we have one intervention going ahead in January and have applied in another.

CBA's Mid-Winter registration is now open

  • November 30, 2015

It's never too early to start planning to attend the Mid-Winter Meeting of Council being held this February in Ottawa. Registration is open, and there are prizes to be won!